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CHATTANOOGA, TN— Hamilton County Mayoral candidates Sabrena Smedley and Weston Wamp will meet for a Republican Primary forum, which will be aired for public viewing on WTCI – PBS and WUTC 88.1, Thursday, April 14 at 8:00 p.m. EST, a non-profit coalition announced today. All candidates who qualified to be on the ballot in the
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State Political News
- In Tennessee and Arkansas, 1 in 20 residents missed during US head countAround 1 in 20 residents in Arkansas and Tennessee were missed during the 2020 census, and four other U.S. states had significant undercounts.
- Tennessee Democratic gubernatorial candidates criticize school vouchers at Nashville forumCarnita Atwater, Jason Martin and JB Smiley, Jr. all said they would not support school vouchers.
- 'A tipping point': Addiction treatment centers facing challenges during critical staff shortageNonprofit addiction treatment centers in Tennessee are grappling with staff shortages driven by a tight labor market and low reimbursement rates
- John Ryder, Memphis attorney and prominent public servant, dies at 72John Ryder, an influential Memphis attorney and longtime figure in Tennessee and national politics has died.
- Over 1,000 join 'Bans Off Our Bodies' protest in Nashville supporting abortion rightsA leaked draft of a U.S. Supreme Court decision showing Roe v. Wade may be overturned has riled protests nationwide.
- Records raise new questions about Tennessee's plan to execute Oscar Franklin SmithThe records, obtained by The Tennessean, include text messages between two individuals about whether the drugs were properly tested in advance.
- Tennessee's Democratic gubernatorial candidates call for Medicaid expansion at Knoxville forumJason Martin and JB Smiley, Jr., both vying for the Democratic nomination in Tennessee's 2022 governor's race, spoke at a Knoxville candidate forum.
- Judge declines to place ousted GOP hopeful Robby Starbuck back on ballotA federal judge said the Tennessee Republican Party may have violated its bylaws but not the U.S. Constitution.
National Political News
- Why the President, Congress and the Supreme Court can't -- or won't -- stop mass shootingsThis cycle of gun violence is sad, predictable and permanent. It is permanent because presidents lack power, while Capitol Hill is paralyzed by minority rule. And federal courts have routinely struck down state laws to reasonably curb gun access.
- Results are in: Best Balance Transfer card of 2022
- Beto O'Rourke confronts Texas governor during update on Uvalde elementary school shootingTexas Democratic gubernatorial nominee Beto O'Rourke confronted Texas Republican Gov. Greg Abbott and other officials on Wednesday during a press conference about Tuesday's deadly shooting at an elementary school in the state.
- Interior Department announces $33M to clean up 277 methane-spewing wells on federal land. There are millions moreThe EPA estimates there are around 3 million idle or unproductive oil and gas wells around the nation.
- Supreme Court may soon loosen gun laws as nation reels from massacresWhile the Supreme Court has been working behind closed doors on its first major Second Amendment opinion in more than a decade, three mass shootings have broken the country, including Tuesday's massacre of 19 schoolchildren in Texas.
- Why Beto O'Rourke is right to talk politics todayWhen Democrat Beto O'Rourke confronted Texas Republican Gov. Greg Abbott during a press conference Wednesday in the wake of a mass school shooting that left 19 children and two adults dead, he was shouted down for making the tragedy political.
- Judge tosses challenge to New York law that opens gun industry up to civil lawsuitsA federal judge Wednesday dismissed a lawsuit from gun industry groups challenging a New York law that permits civil lawsuits against companies for conduct found to have endangered public safety.
- UntitledFormer Texas Rep. Beto O'Rourke interrupted a press conference where Gov. Greg Abbott and other officials were providing updates on the Uvalde elementary school shooting.