Nashville Police Morale Reportedly Suffers Because of Community Oversight Board

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Metro Nashville Police officers are writing fewer traffic tickets, and the city loses about $50,000 a month because of it, according to WSMV. “The trend began in August, not long after two key events: police lost their cost-of-living raises, and an officer became the subject of a TBI investigation after…

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Nashville Council to Consider Three Pivotal Bills Relating to Amazon

Metro Nashville Council members were scheduled to consider three bills Tuesday night related to the Amazon.com and its proposed move to Music City, according to The Nashville Business Journal. Metro Council members are considering a controversial $15 million incentive package for Amazon to locate a hub downtown. As The Business…

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Latest Nashville Plan for Affordable Housing ‘A Double-Edged Sword,’ Metro Council Member Steve Glover Says

One day Nashville gives away a certain sum of economic incentives to major corporations to get them to come to the city. The next day, as part of one proposal Metro Council members will soon consider, the city would then have to hand out an equal sum of money for…

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Nashville Metro Council Resolution Reportedly Tries to Tie Amazon Deal to Pay Increases for City Employees

Certain members of the Nashville Metro Council intend to tie the city’s proposed incentives for Amazon.com to wage increases for city employees, according to The Nashville Business Journal. As The Tennessee Star reported, Nashville will get Amazon’s new Operations Center of Excellence in exchange for $102 million in taxpayer-funded performance-based incentives. Additionally,…

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Nashville Oversight Board Might Drive Away Police, Steve Glover Warns

Steve Glover

If Nashville voters say yes to a referendum to create a community oversight board over police then, long-term, many officers will feel less valued and they will resign, said Metro Nashville Council member Steve Glover. “They (the officers) will leave us. They will say bye. They already have a hard-enough…

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Nashville Metro Council Member Steve Glover Complains of Threats . . . From the Mayor

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A Nashville Metro Council member is tasked with challenging the mayor and holding him or her accountable, when needed, but current council members evidently don’t hold that kind of sway. At least not now. That’s because current Mayor David Briley makes threats, said Metro Council Member Steve Glover. “In this…

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Nashville Mayor David Briley to Run for Full Term in 2019

Nashville Mayor David Briley announced Tuesday he’s running for reelection. What’s uncertain is who and how many people will oppose him. The Tennessean floated names such as at-large council member John Cooper, real estate executive Bill Freeman, and council member Steve Glover. No one in Briley’s office returned The Tennessee…

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Nashville Metro Council Member Glover: Voters Don’t Want More Taxes for More ‘Stupid Stuff’

Steve Glover

Nashville Mayor David Briley and many members of the Metro Council, as a collective, act as though the 2011 referendum on the Nashville Fairgrounds never happened, said Metro Council member Steve Glover. As reported, if all the shiny details get finalized, a Major League Soccer stadium will likely go up…

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