Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Tag: Tennessee

Tennessee signs bill increasing penalties related to political protests to felonies,...

Tennessee signs bill increasing penalties related to political protests to felonies, which could revoke right to vote

Fifth correctional officer pleads guilty to beating inmate and covering up...

“Correctional officers must abide by and adhere to the same laws they take an oath to uphold and enforce.”

Two additional correctional officers charged with assaulting mentally ill inmate

“Correctional officers must abide by and adhere to the same laws they take an oath to uphold and enforce.”

A vote to retire two coal-fired power plants passes despite Trump’s...

"It is not about coal. This decision is about economics."

Progressive Briefing for Tuesday, September 18

Who is Christine Blasey Ford, catastrophic and historic flooding, Trumps sets up tariffs, and more.

Tennessee legislators strip $250.000 from Memphis for removing Confederate statues

Republican-dominated House in Tennessee voted to strip away $250,000 from Memphis’ bicentennial celebration next year in retaliation for removing the historical monuments.

Nashville mayor resigns after pleading guilty to theft

On Tuesday, Megan Barry and Robert Forrest pleaded guilty to felony theft and were both sentenced to three years of probation.

NOC on the ground – Tennessee stands up to white supremacy

NationofChange's Zach D. Roberts reports from on the ground in Tennessee, where multiple white supremacist groups plan to converge this weekend for a series of marches and rallies.

How a Mid-Sized Tennessee Town Took on Comcast, Revived Its Economy...

Even if more mergers go through, having a public option for internet, cable and phone service is always better for consumers. Chattanooga, Tennessee showed America just that, by providing municipal broadband internet to residents.

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Why the hell are Democrats keeping your drug prices high?

Vote in the Democratic primaries for true public servants — who care more about advancing the public good than protecting private profits.

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“Our study helps confirm that there is no remaining scientific uncertainty about the urgency and gravity of this task.”

To avoid Armageddon, don’t modernize missiles — eliminate them

If reducing the dangers of nuclear war is a goal, the top priority should be to remove the triad’s ground-based leg—not modernize it.