This past Tuesday, the city of Chattanooga's new performance management tool called ChattaData was unveiled. As the chairman of the City Council’s Budget & Finance Committee, I am excited to witness the city putting this important information online in a way that is accessible and transparent to all taxpayers. This approach shines light on how we as a city prioritize our needs and budget funds to address those priorities. It clearly ... (click for more)
The boo birds came out on the fly on the ESPN website Sunday afternoon, this moments after the latest AP College Football “Top 25” included eight teams from the Southeastern Conference. What set naysayers aglow was Mississippi State, after upsetting LSU 34-29 Saturday night, debuted on the list at No. 14 while Clemson, playing Florida State in an overtime thriller, got tossed from the list. “The SEC bias is on full display,” commented ... (click for more)
September 22, 2014
Congratulations to super-citizen Helen Burns Sharp on both her initial IDB lawsuit and on Chancellor Fleenor's ruling. Also, I wish her well on her current action. It's a shame that ... (click for more)
Like Councilmember Annette Allen's committee, I support preserving our Signal Mountain park lands and green spaces and applaud the committee's time and attention to their mission. But a ... (click for more)
In 2000, the Supreme Court essentially "removed from the people all power, except by constitutional amendment, to enact reasonable regulations of abortion" as stated by Justice Mickey Barker. ... (click for more)
Will taking dirt from Camp Jordan for the Bass Pro Shop development wind up causing more flooding at Camp Jordan?