Our Hamilton County School Board will vote on insurance changes effecting both active employees and retirees, who are not on Medicare at this time. HCEA strongly objects to changes being made at this time and urges a “No” vote. Insurance had been frozen three years by negotiations. Since the Educators Professional Negotiations Act was nullified by the 2011 Legislature, the agreement was that we would address it in negotiations. ... (click for more)
I’ll admit I paid little more than scant attention to the Monday funeral of Michael Brown, the 18-year-old who was shot and killed by police bullets in Ferguson, Mo., after he allegedly was involved in strong-armed robbery. There are too many tawdry details and, in my way of thinking, there is nothing under God’s sun, absolutely nothing, that gives others the right to riot, burn and break further laws. But then I saw television commentator ... (click for more)
August 27, 2014
August 26, 2014
My favorite TreeHugger once commented I'm a process sort of guy. One might suppose that's true, even though there are situations in which we must lower our center of mass to keep a firm base, ... (click for more)
Re: Chattanooga City Council OKs pension plan amendment 8-26-14 The Chattanooga City Council voted Tuesday to keep future retirees who are re-employed by the city from dipping into their ... (click for more)
I could not control the rolling of my eyes after reading the article about Chattanoogans taking their stand with Ferguson against the killing of black males. And I'm not talking of the thousands ... (click for more)
Should Tennessee grocery stores be allowed to sell wine?