Big Labor supporters were arrested this week at the capitol by the Tennessee Highway Patrol for interrupting a committee hearing by yelling chants and refusing to leave.
Instead of condemning the actions of individuals who use intimidation to get their point across, AFL-CIO state president Jerry Lee said it shows the legislators it shows the public that were here and were not going away.
Tennessees neighbors have already raised taxes, or are looking to do so, to balance their states budget; Georgia has eliminated sales tax credits for the poor, Missouri is looking to raise its sales tax, Mississippi established a new franchise tax on business and Virginia is expanding its sales tax.
Most states view their citizens as ATMs, a never-ending source of cash for more and more government spending.
Gov. Bill Haslam presented his budget to the Legislature yesterday; it is a balanced budget with no tax increases on Tennessees citizens.
The Tennessee legislature has the opportunity to reduce burdensome regulations that pass along increased costs to you, the consumer. We must stop government overregulation, and we need your help to do it.
Help our free market allies reform collective bargaining in Tennessee. Join AFP-TN in an important conference call with key legislators for an insiders view and how you can help!
Thursday, March 3rd at 7:00pm EASTERN/6:00pm CENTRAL simply call toll free 1-888-886-6603 and Extension 16284#
The Tennessee Center for Policy Research is partnering with us to host this call with Rep. Debra Maggart and TN School Board Associations Lee Harrell for an important update.
There are five 5 Assistant Directors in Nashvilles Parks and Recreation department making over $100,000. The Director himself hauls in $123,974. These salaries do not include the generous benefits that accompany government employment.
Metro pays its workers, with taxpayer money, more than fairly.