State Representative Terri Lynn Weaver Talks 2022 Goals and Says No to Federal Education Dollars

Friday morning on The Tennessee Star Report, host Leahy welcomed State Representative Terri Lynn Weaver to the newsmaker line to talk about her priorities for 2022 and a Yes vote to refuse federal education money.

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State Representative Todd Warner Talks About His Upbringing, Background, and State Budget

Wednesday morning on The Tennessee Star Report, host Leahy welcomed State Representative Todd Warner from District 92 to the newsmaker line to talk about his background and the new state budget.

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State Representative Mark White Talks About Tweaking Critical Race Theory Legislation

Thursday morning on The Tennessee Star Report, host Leahy welcomed State Representative Mark White to the newsmakers line to discuss the importance of BEP and fixing CRT legislation in the state.

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Metro Atlanta Leaders to Use Federal Money to Address Crime

Keisha Lance Bottoms

Leaders in the metro Atlanta area said they plan to use American Rescue Plan funding to address public safety issues.

Officials in Fulton and DeKalb counties and the city of Atlanta have announced plans to use a portion of the federal aid to increase public safety or address criminal justice backlogs.

According to several reports, Atlanta and adjacent cities have seen a spike in crime over the past year. State lawmakers have launched a study to look at ways to curb the issue. Gov. Brian Kemp directed $5 million last month from his emergency fund to address the crisis.

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Speaker Cameron Sexton Discusses Letter to Tennessee General Assembly Requesting to See How Metro Government Has Spent CARES Act Monies

Friday morning on The Tennessee Star Report, host Michael Patrick Leahy welcomed Speaker Cameron Sexton to the show to discuss the House efforts to audit Metro government spending.

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