U.S. Representative for the 7th District, Mark Green, has announced that he will host his first Military Service Academy Day.
The event, which is open to the public, will be held on Saturday, November 16 from 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. at Franklin High School on Hillsboro Road in Franklin. Read More
A Civil Asset Forfeiture Task Force hearing is reportedly scheduled for 9 a.m. Oct. 29 at the Cordell Hull Building in Nashville. Read More
Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee’s education agenda continues to take shape with the recent appointments of nine members of a Public Charter School Commission. Read More
British intelligence told the FBI that dossier author Christopher Steele sometimes showed questionable judgment regarding investigative targets, according to a report that could preview some of the findings in a highly anticipated Justice Department watchdog report of FBI surveillance against the Trump campaign. Read More
San Francisco’s blacklisting of 22 states with pro-life laws is only a “PR tactic” that indicates growing desperation within the abortion industry, the head of an activist group based in the city says. Read More
The United States had a population of 1.5 million post-secondary faculty members in the fall of 2016.
This ivory tower army produces volumes of written material so lofty that it’s rarely read by anyone. The content that is read can be hard for everyday Americans to take seriously, for with 10.4 registered Democrats for every registered Republican, the political bias is strong amongst professors. Read More
Energy and mineral development on lands managed by the U.S. Department of Interior (DOI) in Nevada contributed nearly $3.8 billion in added value to the state’s economy last year, according to a department report. Read More
Have you noticed an uptick in the appearance of a specific talking point from the political and military elite about President Trump’s recent drawdown in northern Syria? It goes something like this: Yes, the president was in a tight spot in Syria – caught between Turkey, a NATO ally, and the Kurds, who we were allied with against ISIS. But the president was wrong to pull U.S. forces out of northern Syria the way he did. Very often, these detractors say the president ordered the precipitous drawdown of U.S. forces in Syria without “consulting the Pentagon.” Read More
Acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney on Sunday defended his claim that President Donald Trump did not withhold nearly $400 million in military aid to Ukraine in order to get Kyiv to undertake investigations of Democratic rivals and the 2016 election. Read More
Blame for a rising backlog of immigration asylum claims at the southern border belongs with a dysfunctional system in which immigration judges don’t have the power to toss out meritless and fraudulent claims, a panel of experts said this week. Read More
Tennessee lost more than $159 million in revenue to tax abatement programs in 2018.
The state also lost $226 million to these programs in 2017. Read More
LONDON – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson sent an unsigned letter to the European Union on Saturday requesting a Brexit delay and a separate note saying that he did not want an extension, a British government source said. Read More
Rep. Justin Amash (I-MI-03) slammed President Donald Trump for treating U.S. troops like “paid mercenaries” in a Sunday interview while stoking rumors that he may launch a presidential run as a Libertarian candidate. Read More
Several prominent businesses headquartered in Minnesota signed on to an amicus brief in support of upholding the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. Read More
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