Democrats Review 111th Legislative Session

By Peter White NASHVILLE, TN — In a remote press conference last week, Democrats summed up the Tennessee 2020 Legislative Session. They expressed disappointment with their Republican colleagues who control the House and Senate. Tornados, […]


News Briefs June 18, 2020

By Peter White DHS Disburses Pandemic EBT Benefits NASHVILLE, TN — The Tennessee Department of Human Services (TDHS) began distributing pandemic EBT benefits last week to families who already have EBT cards from Temporary Assistance […]


News Briefs

By Peter White Budget Priorities With Less Money to Spend NASHVILLE, TN – State Comptroller Justin P. Wilson chaired a meeting of the State Funding Board last week for Governor Lee who attended remotely. Lee has […]


Tennessee Seeks to Salvage Literacy

By Marta W. Aldrich  A switch to phonics-based reading instruction is the aim of legislation that has resurfaced in the Tennessee General Assembly. Three months after Gov. Bill Lee tabled his comprehensive literacy initiative because […]