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Nashville Business Coalition: Let’s All Support David Briley and Not Have A Contested Election to Select a New Mayor in August

Nashville Business Coalition (NBC) asked on Wednesday that residents of Nashville forego the opportunity to choose among competing candidates in the special election to select a mayor to serve out the remaining year of former Mayor Megan Barry’s term in August. On Tuesday, Vice Mayor David Briley was sworn in as…

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Two Democrats in Tennessee General Assembly Sponsor Bill That Helps Attorney General Push Compliance With Supreme Court Decision on Same Sex Marriage in Tennessee

A seemingly benign bill sponsored by progressive Democrats from Davidson County,  Sen. Jeff Yarbro (D-Nashville) and Rep. Darren Jernigan, if passed, will support Tennessee Attorney General’s directive to county clerks that they must issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples in compliance with Supreme Court’s ruling in the Obergefell case. Attorney General Slattery…

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Williamson County Schools Superintendent Mike Looney Retains Attorney as Court Date is Delayed Until March 27

After a bizarre series of events that led to his arrest for assault on a student, Williamson County Schools Superintendent Mike Looney has retained attorney Mark Puryear of the Franklin, Tennessee law firm Puryear, Newman and Morton to defend him against the simple assault charge he faces for allegedly accosting a…

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