Enter Another Opposing Voice On $9 Billion Transit Plan: Nashville Plan ‘B’

Former Nashville Mayor Megan Barry loudly proclaimed “There is no Plan B” to her $9 billion Let’s Move Nashville transit plan. It turns out she was wrong. A new voice has entered the transit debate that focuses entirely on mass transit alternatives. The group is calling itself Nashville Plan “B.” The tagline…

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Onerous Licensing Law for ‘Hair Braiding’ Faces Repeal in Tennessee General Assembly

Specialized ‘hair braiding’ salons – called ‘natural hair styling’ salons – may soon have reason to celebrate, as legislation sponsored by Rep. David Hawk (R-Greenville) and Sen. Mark Norris (R-Collierville) would eliminate the requirement for stylists to be licensed by the Tennessee Board of Cosmetology and Barber Examiners in order to ply…

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Bill to Close Tennessee’s Primaries Gains Steam

The Williamson County Republican Party Executive Committee announced Friday they passed a resolution to strongly support HB0887 and its companion Senate bill SB0772.  The proposal’s summary – sponsored by Rep. Ryan Williams (R-Cookeville) and Sen. Mark Pody (R-Lebanon) – simply states: As introduced, requires a person to declare a statewide political…

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