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“Fixing No Child Left Behind”

“Fixing No Child Left Behind”

Last week, I was elected by my Republican colleagues to be the chairman of the Senate’s Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions. This is one of the Senate’s most…

Cooper Statement on State of the Union Address

Cooper Statement on State of the Union Address

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-5) attended President Obama’s State of the Union address and issued the following statement: “President Obama gave an uplifting speech, and I’m proud he…

2015 Preview

2015 Preview

When talking with the people of our community, I always hear one very common theme: the message we need to be sending is that Tennessee is open for business! We…

23rd Judicial District Swearing In Ceremony

23rd Judicial District Swearing In Ceremony

The 23rd Judicial District Swearing In Ceremony was held last Friday.  After 34 years on the bench, Judge Robert E. Burch handed over his robe to his successor, Judge David…

The Voters Have Spoken and Changes are Coming

The Voters Have Spoken and Changes are Coming

By DALE GRAHAM Last Thursday, voters who had not voted early took to the polls. Total turnout was unimpressive with a total of 8,178 of the county’s 25,137 registered voters…