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Nashville Metro Council Member Angie Henderson Calls on Acting Mayor David Briley to ‘Break Cleanly from Hidden Deals of Dean/Barry Era’

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On Saturday, Nashville Metro Council Member Angie Henderson (District 34) called on Acting Mayor David Briley to “restore trust in Government ASAP before May 24 election.”

“He should break cleanly from the hidden deals/arrangements of the Dean/Barry era,” Henderson said in this tweet:

Days before the May 1 $9 billion transit plan referendum, which Nashville/Davidson County voters rejected by a 64 percent to 36 percent, Henderson, who graduated from Bryn Mawr, where she majored in “The Growth and Structure of Cities,” said she would vote no on the transit plan and criticized the Briley administration for its handling of that proposal, as The Tennessee Star reported:

In an episode of the Nashville Sounding Board podcast discussing the light rail transit plan. Nashville Metro council members Freddie O’Connell and Angie Henderson were guests.

O’Connell said, “I think that as a councilmember trying to do the best job of representing my constituents… I will say I think a mistake was made by the administration in preparing this plan was a lack of council engagement.”

Henderson said, “Absolutely, I concur with that.”

Henderson also retweeted a tweet by an expert on city governance who rejects the idea that it makes economic sense for cities to subsidize the relocation of large companies:

 

 

 

 

 

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One thought on “Nashville Metro Council Member Angie Henderson Calls on Acting Mayor David Briley to ‘Break Cleanly from Hidden Deals of Dean/Barry Era’

  1. John J

    This is like asking a leopard to change it’s spots, or water to flow up hill! Briley can’t change these practices, it is his DNA! He’s had his hand in the cookie jar for far too long, he needs to be replaced!

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