One thousand lucky Phoenix families will get $1,000 in taxpayer funding a month in 2022.
The Phoenix City Council has approved $12 million for a “Financial Assistance for Phoenix Families Program,” a lottery-based form of universal basic income that will begin in January 2022 if not sooner.
The program, which has yet to be finalized, will send approximately 1,000 families a monthly stipend of $1,000 for all of 2022. According to a city document, the funds would be limited toward “basic household necessities” such as housing, childcare, food and other staples. Read More
Tuesday morning on the Tennessee Star Report, host Michael Patrick Leahy welcomed town manager Victor Lay of Nolensville to the newsmaker line to discuss his career and why he left Spring Hill as administrator. Read More
Monday morning on the Tennessee Star Report, host Michael Patrick Leahy welcomed Metro Councilmember At-Large Steve Glover to the newsmakers line to discuss his views on public safety, spending, and getting involved in local politics. Read More
Wednesday morning on the Tennessee Star Report, host Michael Patrick Leahy welcomed Tennessee State Rep. Clay Doggett to the newsmakers line to talk about constitutional carry legislation and the importance of getting involved at the local level. Read More
by Roxanne Beckford Hoge Silly me. I believed Justice Louis D. Brandeis when he said more speech was the remedy for speech you don’t like. “If there be time to expose through discussion the falsehood and fallacies,” Brandeis wrote nearly a century ago, “to avert the evil by the… Read More