House Passes Rep. Tom Graves’ Financial Services Reform Bill

Bill Creates Fund For America’s Kids And Grandkids

Thursday, July 19, 2018
The U.S. House of Representatives today passed the Interior, Environment, Financial Services, and General Government Appropriations Act, FY2019 (H.R. 6147). The Financial Services and General Government portion of the bill was authored by Rep. Tom Graves, who is chairman of the Appropriations Committee’s Financial Services and General Government Subcommittee. The bill provides annual funding for the Treasury Department, the Judiciary, the Small Business Administration, the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Federal Communications Commission, and other related agencies. 

That section of the bill totals $23.4 billion.
It targets resources to programs that will help boost economic growth and opportunity, protect consumers and investors, promote an efficient federal court system, and stop financial crime. 



Startup Spectruss Sees Record Growth

New Hamilton County Businesses

Emerson Russell No Longer Selling Used Vehicles At Highway 153, Shallowford Road


Spectruss, a full-service marketing agency based in the Chattanooga area continues rapid growth through its virtual CMO service that provides clients direct access to the expertise of an in-house ... (click for more)

Here are the new business licenses from the County Clerk's office: ALL SOUTH ROOFING CLINTON CURRIE 4 ROOFING & SHEET METAL WORK 651 E 4TH ST STE 200 CHATTANOOGA TN 37403 AUTHENTIC ... (click for more)

A used vehicle dealership started by Chattanooga businessman Russell Emerson in July 2016 is no longer selling cars. A representative of CarExpress said the office will remain open for ... (click for more)


Business

Startup Spectruss Sees Record Growth

Spectruss, a full-service marketing agency based in the Chattanooga area continues rapid growth through its virtual CMO service that provides clients direct access to the expertise of an in-house marketing team minus the premium salary of hiring a full-time marketing director. Additionally, the agency recently hired multiple new team members to support their continued growth in ... (click for more)

New Hamilton County Businesses

Here are the new business licenses from the County Clerk's office: ALL SOUTH ROOFING CLINTON CURRIE 4 ROOFING & SHEET METAL WORK 651 E 4TH ST STE 200 CHATTANOOGA TN 37403 AUTHENTIC SEVEN LENISE BELL 2 CLOTHING SALES 541 CEDAR GLEN CIR CHATTANOOGA TN 37412 BLISS NAILS & SPA BRIAN NGUYEN 3 PROVIDING MANICURE AND PEDICURE 5211 HWY. 153 SUITE 115 HIXSON TN 37343 ... (click for more)

Breaking News

WWTA Releases Timetable That Would Have Ooltewah Sewage Treatment Plant In Operation By 2025; Public Meetings Set At Central High

The Hamilton County Water and Wastewater Treatment Authority has released a timetable that would have a new sewage treatment plant in Ooltewah in operation by 2025. A request for a site at Mahan Gap Road goes before the Planning Commission at Nov. 12 at 1 p.m. It goes to the County Commission Zoning Committee on Dec. 12 and the full commission on Dec. 19. The WWTA also ... (click for more)

Downtown Post Office Finally Getting Handicap Ramp

Chattanooga's Downtown Post Office, after some lawsuits and numerous complaints over the years, is finally getting a handicap ramp. Federal Judge Sandy Mattice said the complaints had increased in recent months and the General Services Administration agreed to fund the project at the historic building on Georgia Avenue. The judge said, "It's a beautiful building, but it's ... (click for more)

Opinion

Too Many Questions

First it was about 2,000, then we were told it’s up to 4,000. We have no way of knowing who’s coming or what their purpose is. NBC and CNN assure us they are seeking sanctuary but how can we know? Neither Honduras or our subjective media in America have been honest with us in the past. So, how do we know why that many people are marching across Central America? Then this morning ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: An Answer For Amy

Amy Schumer, whose cousin is Senate Minority leader Chuck Schumer, is said to be a very successful comedian and an activist of note. You may remember her most recent appearance was when she was arrested at the U.S. Capitol three weeks ago. She was part of a disgraceful mob who unlawfully protested the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh and the hunch is Amy wanted to get arrested so she ... (click for more)