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Friday, July 24, 2020 | 01:30pm Amazon has invested nearly $7 billion in Tennessee since 2010 The Mt. Juliet facility is Amazon’s second new fulfillment center announced in 2020 855,000-square-foot facility will utilize Amazon Robotics Technology NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee and Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe announced today that Amazon will establish a...
  July 28, 2020                            Latinos for Tennessee Host Sen. Marsha Blackburn on Conference Call with Latino Faith Leaders   (Nashville, Tennessee) – Today, Latinos for Tennessee, an organization committed to promoting faith, family, freedom and fiscal responsibility, hosted a conference call with U.S. Senator Marsha Blackburn.   On the call, Latino faith leaders from all across the state had...
  The following is adapted from a lecture delivered on June 18, 2020, for a Hillsdale College online symposium, “The Coronavirus and Public Policy.” Over the last four months, Americans have lived through what is arguably the most consequential period of government malfeasance in U.S. history. Public officials’ overreaction to the novel coronavirus put American cities into a coma; those same...
MTV 07/27/2020 It was 39 years ago, Aug. 1, 1981, that MTV came on the air and, believe it or not, the republic is still standing. MTV has probably been the target of more parental complaints than any other kind of television programming. That's probably because it combines the two media forms that have always generated lots of criticism: music and pictures. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i1QDSmflFtM&feature=youtu.be   Back...
Why Completing the U.S. Census is Important to Us All The U.S. census was established by the Constitution. The census has played a major role in our democracy since our America's inception. The census is taken every ten years, it provides detailed data on the U.S. population.  The U.S. census conducts a direct count of the total number of residents residing within...
January 28, 2007by contributed by: BlackPast Joseph H. Rainey, “Speech Made in Reply to An Attack Upon the Colored State Legislators of South Carolina by Representative Cox of New York,” 1871 Joseph Hayne Rainey, born in Georgetown, South Carolina to enslaved parents in 1832, became on December 12, 1870, the first African American to serve in the United States House...
7/20/2020      Here’s a question or two for you: you’ve read the latest Covid statistics, and you see the numbers are going up. What are you going to do about it?      Or, try this one: you’ve seen another news story about riots, or are they demonstrations, and the Republicans are assigning blame, and the Democrats are assigning blame...
$1.9 million investment will be used to renovate new building and existing space Expansion will create more than 70 new jobs in Maury County Company makes active lifestyle accessories, including silicone rings and watch bands   NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee, Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe and Groove Life Corporation officials today announced...
Property taxes are generally levied by cities, counties and other local-level administrative bodies. They are the primary source of revenue at these levels of government. These taxes pay the lion's share of the expenses for basic services provided by a city or county: https://youtu.be/98JsrBpcWR0 Local road maintenance/signs/lights Utilities infrastructure (water/wastewater/trash are typically city-administered; electrical and telecom it handled more directly...
By The EditorsPublic Policyon January 21, 2019Editor's Note: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was passionate about positive change. He had a deep sense of conviction for helping others obtain and education and also more importantly an education in character building--not just learning but doing. Our country today has many folks including desiring negative change. The Dr. King that I...

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