Politics

Rep.Terry of Murfreesboro named chair of House Health Committee

Jan 13, 2023 at 02:23 pm by Voice Wire 14

(Rutherford County, TN) State Rep. Bryan Terry, MD, R-Murfreesboro, has been appointed by House Speaker Cameron Sexton, R-Crossville, to serve as chairman of the House Health.... Read More

State Rep. Charlie Baum files legislation to make it easier for employees to save for retirement in Tennessee

Dec 15, 2022 at 02:00 pm by Voice Wire 201

(Rutherford County, TN) State Rep. Charlie Baum, R-Murfreesboro, today filed legislation that would provide a more convenient option for many private sector employees to open.... Read More

What’s Next in Education for Tennessee?

Dec 13, 2022 at 07:35 pm by JC Bowman 5

Submitted by JC Bowman - To the outside world, our industrial model public education system has changed very little in the last fifty years. However, those who have worked wit.... Read More

Election Lessons - Submitted by Author Carol B. Ghattas in Murfreesboro, TN

Nov 15, 2022 at 12:39 pm by cghattas 42

Like many of you, I was happy when this most recent election season was over. All for doing my civic duty in this constitutional republic, living in the internet-social media.... Read More

Commentary: Democracy Hangs in the Balance - VOTE ACCORDINGLY

Nov 02, 2022 at 11:58 am by Chloe Cerutti 5

Submitted Commentary: Democracy Hangs in the Balance – VOTE ACCORDINGLY Across this nation, Americans are witnessing a breakdown of democratic values sweeping the land..... Read More

Democracy Hangs in the Balance - VOTE ACCORDINGLY

Oct 31, 2022 at 04:42 pm by Chloe Cerutti 83

COMMENTARY: Democracy Hangs in the Balance – VOTE ACCORDINGLY - Across this nation, Americans are witnessing a breakdown of democratic values sweeping the land.&nbs.... Read More

"Bill Lee and his legislative minions do not deserve another term in office"

Oct 25, 2022 at 01:45 pm by Chloe Cerutti 8

OPINION: Bill Lee and his legislative minions do not deserve another term in office This governor and a number of Republican legislators are running for reelection on the bas.... Read More

OPINION: Submission: "Democracy Hangs in the Balance - VOTE ACCORDINGLY

Oct 12, 2022 at 07:20 pm by Chloe Cerutti 3

Across this nation, Americans are witnessing a breakdown of democratic values sweeping the land.  That is clearly in evidence by the loss of personal freedoms, attacks on.... Read More

Mike Sparks earns endorsement from Tennessee Professional Fire Fighters Association

Oct 10, 2022 at 09:00 pm by Voice Wire 1

(Rutherford County, TN) State Rep. Mike Sparks, R-Smyrna, has officially received an endorsement for re-election in state House District 49 from the Tennessee Professional Fir.... Read More

Commentary: For the Women of Tennessee - Choice is on the Ballot

Oct 01, 2022 at 11:49 am by Chloe Cerutti

For the Women of Tennessee – Choice is on the Ballot The war on women’s reproductive rights continues.  No longer limited solely to surgical abortion Republi.... Read More
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Tennessee Craft Brewers Guild’s Members Host TN Legislators during “Brewer for a Day”

Sep 28, 2022 at 06:30 pm by Voice Wire 5

The Tennessee Craft Brewers Guild’s “Brewer for a Day” launched last month in legislative districts across the state. More than 30 Guild members hosted their.... Read More

COMMENTARY: "Right to Work" Amendment 1 is unnecessary, anti-labor and anti-union

Sep 24, 2022 at 01:23 pm by Chloe Cerutti 1

“Right to Work” Amendment 1 is unnecessary, anti-labor and anti-union   Make no mistake about it, the term “Right to Work” is intentionall.... Read More

The Human Spirit, Hope and What Matters Most

Sep 06, 2022 at 10:45 am by Paulette Jackson 4

Sgt. Foley: “I want your D.O.R.!” “You’re out!” Zack: “Don’t you do it! I GOT NOWHERE ELSE TO GO!” The 1982 film,&n.... Read More

Commentary: "Why Didn't Tennesseans Vote?"

Aug 31, 2022 at 04:01 pm by Chloe Cerutti 2

Why Didn’t Tennesseans Vote?  “All Politics is Local” – Tip O’Neill.  This quote from the late Speaker of the House is a reminder of.... Read More

Editorial by Charlie Baum: Grading scale changes will benefit Tennessee students

Aug 31, 2022 at 12:42 pm by Voice Wire 1

Editorial: The start of a new school year is always an exciting time for students that is full of changes and new beginnings. That is especially true for high school students.... Read More