County Commissioner Tim Boyd said he questions the effectiveness of the Read 20 pre-K literacy program and wants the director to come before the County Commission to answer questions. County Mayor Jim Coppinger defended the program, noting that it was the creation of former County Mayor Claude Ramsey. Commissioner Boyd said the low literacy level hearing of students entering school remains a top problem in Hamilton ... (click for more)
In remarks on the Senate floor on Wednesday , Senator Bob Corker joined a number of colleagues to discuss the broken federal budget process. “The processes that we have in place make it impossible for us to really deal with our country’s fiscal issues,” said Senator ... (click for more)
Erskine Oglesby, Jr. said Thursday he plans to run for the District 7 seat on the Chattanooga City Council. Mr. Oglesby said, “After a lot of prayers and many discussions with my wife, family members, my pastor, friends, community leaders and colleagues, I have decided to submit my papers ... (click for more)
September 29, 2016
Three former elected leaders in Hamilton County on Thursday announced their support for independent candidate Joe Smith for the County Commission seat in District 3. Longtime County Mayor ... (click for more)
In remarks on the Senate floor on Thursday, Senator Bob Corker criticized what he said was the Obama administration’s lack of engagement ahead of Congress’ vote on Wednesday to override the president’s ... (click for more)
During a hearing on the conflict in Syria, Senator Bob Corker accused the Obama administration of a “failed presidency” on foreign policy after repeated refusal to take steps that could ... (click for more)
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