Candidates for Metro Council Districts 2, 4 and 6 participating
The Jefferson County KFTC Chapter and several local organizations and neighborhood associations will host the Open Mic Debate Series the week before the May 17 Primary Election. These debates will take place with candidates in Metro Council Districts 2, 4 and 6.
Democratic primary is May 17
KFTC’s New Power PAC has endorsed Attica Scott in the State House District 41 Democratic primary and McKenzie Cantrell in the State House District 38 Democratic primary.
Several communities threatened by Kinder Morgan's proposal to repurpose the Tennessee Gas Pipeline to carry hazardous liquids will have events this weekend to raise awareness of the dangers associated with the pipeline.
Natural gas is expected to overtake coal this year as the country’s No. 1 source of power and could continue to underprice coal for the next 20 to 50 years.
“I’ve always been guided by the principle of looking at what people do, not what they say,” said [Rep. Darryl] Owens, who has sponsored bills in recent sessions to allow automatic restoration of civil rights for felons (with some exceptions including violent crimes and sexual offenses) upon completion of all terms of their sentences.
"[T]hings are changing. That was evident in the presentations Friday that attracted more than 200 people to Hazard Community and Technical College called Big Ideas Fest for Appalachia: Visionary Thinking and Doing.