A new report indicates why Chattanooga and Hamilton County officials do not need to extend PILOTs to apartment complex developers. Demand is high, therefore developers will continue to build to meet the demand without PILOTs. What is truly needed in the Chattanooga metroplex is low-income affordable housing. “Homeownership Drops to Lowest Level in Decades” A new report lays out why so many Americans are renting ... (click for more)
When President Barack Obama responded to the tragic killing of nine people who were worshiping at their beloved Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, S.C., last month, he immediately blamed the gun, saying, “We don't have all the facts, but we do know that once again, innocent people were killed in part because someone who wanted to inflict harm had no trouble getting their hand on a gun.” I firmly disagree, instead believing the blame lies ... (click for more)
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With the recent shooting in South Carolina reported as involving a racist who had at some point waved a Confederate battle flag on his Facebook page it seems as though folks want to blame a hate ... (click for more)
I have just sent my federal and state representatives the following message: "Dear ..., First, let me thank you for your service. Since the Declaration of Independence ... (click for more)
Oh my goodness, July has just arrived and during my formative years, it was the most hated month of the year. When I was 12 years old, my wonderful grandfather decreed the days of begging for ... (click for more)
Should the bust of General Nathan Bedford Forrest be removed from the State Capitol?