As a resident physician at UT College of Medicine Chattanooga, I know first-hand the impact Medicare financing for Graduate Medical Education has on physician education and access to care for patients in our community and communities all over the country. GME funding provides medical school graduates the opportunity to complete the required years of clinical residency training necessary to obtain a medical license. During this ... (click for more)
Between the time a 14-year-old boy was shot four times late Sunday afternoon on 7 th Street and a 20-year-old reputed gang member was killed Tuesday night on Willow Street, there appeared in my morning reading an article on “Black Lives Matter.” I read it because I mourn over what the black community continues to struggle with in both our city and our country. It is an article, written by a well-educated black guy, that I believe all ... (click for more)
August 28, 2015
Mark your calendars for?? Sept. 1—the day the Chattanooga Parking Authority has?? announced it will raise parking rates around the city. In addition to the rate hikes, the Parking Authority will ... (click for more)
In June, the House and Senate Appropriations Committees approved separate spending bills that would reduce opportunities for young people to serve their county, by cutting the AmeriCorps program, ... (click for more)
Curtis Adams and April Edison say serving in the assessor of property’s office is the key qualification for their support for someone running for this elected office. In the same breath, they ... (click for more)
Should the estimated 11 million illegal aliens be rounded up and deported?