Gov. Bill Haslam with House Speaker Beth Harwell and Senate Speaker Ron Ramsey – Photo courtesy of TNReport.com
An effort by the Haslam Administration to close records regarding cash grants to private companies is being reworked after hitting a snag in the state senate last week. Senate Speaker Ron Ramsey repeated what started as an argument from a few Democrats, that the state should at least make public who owns a company seeking state incentives. Capitol hill reporter Joe White joins WPLN’s Blake Farmer to discuss. MP3 Direct Link
By: Blake Farmer
Blake Farmer is WPLN's assistant news director, but he wears many hats - reporter, editor and host. He covers the Tennessee state capitol while also keeping an eye on Fort Campbell and business trends, frequently contributing to national programs. Born in Tennessee and educated in Texas, Blake has called Nashville home for most of his life.
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