Post Tagged with: "President Obama"

Haslam Says Governors Offended At White House’s Lack Of Trust In States

Haslam Says Governors Offended At White House’s Lack Of Trust In States

February 24, 2014 at 6:20 pm

Tennessee’s governor says President Obama needs to give more authority to states.

President Adopts Corker/Warner Plan To Wind Down Fannie And Freddie

President Adopts Corker/Warner Plan To Wind Down Fannie And Freddie

August 6, 2013 at 5:28 pm

Sen. Bob Corker’s plan to wind down Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac picked up a presidential endorsement Tuesday. The Tennessee Republican has been working for more than a year with a Democrat Mark Warner of Virginia on a way to end the mortgage giants.

Obama Admits He’s Not That Popular In Tennessee

Obama Admits He’s Not That Popular In Tennessee

July 30, 2013 at 3:34 pm

President Obama told a crowded Amazon warehouse in Chattanooga Tuesday that he was glad to be back in Tennessee. He’s made public appearances in the state only a time or two since taking office.

TVA To Meet With Budget Officials On Privatization For The First Time

TVA To Meet With Budget Officials On Privatization For The First Time

May 20, 2013 at 4:05 am

TVA executives will hold their first face-to-face meetings with the Obama Administration Tuesday about possibly privatizing the public utility. The idea was floated in the President’s budget plan.

Tennessee Early Voting Ends as Candidates Make Appearances

February 28, 2012 at 5:15 am

The final day of early voting comes as candidates in the GOP primary are becoming more active in the state. Turnout has been picking up in most counties since polls opened nearly two weeks ago.

Nashville Voters Cast Primary Ballots ASAP

Nashville Voters Cast Primary Ballots ASAP

February 15, 2012 at 6:23 pm

The first day of early voting in the Presidential Primary brought out Tennesseans both eager to cast a ballot and just ready to get it over with. Even before many of the candidates have made campaign swings through the state, many voters have already made up their mind.

Party Line Reactions to Obama’s Speech

September 9, 2011 at 7:33 am

Tennessee’s congressional delegation responded mostly along party lines to President Obama’ s speech on jobs and the economy.

State’s GOP Congressman Reject Authority for Libya Mission, Split on Funding It

June 24, 2011 at 5:01 pm

Today not a single Tennessee Republican voted to authorize President Obama’s military effort in Libya. But some of them stopped short of pulling funds from that NATO-led mission.

President Visits Ft Campbell Troops

May 6, 2011 at 5:02 pm

After getting an account of the operation to kill Osama Bin Laden from the special forces units that carried out the mission. President Obama addressed more than 2,000 soldiers packed into an airplane hangar.

Land Conservationists Ask for Flexibility in Federal Easement Program

August 27, 2010 at 3:48 pm

Tennessee farmers are running into road blocks as they try to permanently preserve their land by selling the development rights.

Head of Homeland Security Tours Flood Damage

May 8, 2010 at 5:59 pm

Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano says recovery won’t come quickly to flood damaged areas of Tennessee and pledged long-term assistance. Napolitano walked through the badly hit Bordeaux neighborhood Saturday morning.

State House Argues Over Abortion Funding In Federal Health Care Overhaul

April 8, 2010 at 5:16 pm

State lawmakers continued their debate Thursday over the new federal health care overhaul. The Tennessee House of Representatives took up the question of whether abortions can be paid for under the new federal law.

Fort Campbell Soldiers React to President’s Afghan War Strategy

December 2, 2009 at 7:24 am

West Point cadets cheered President Obama’s way forward in Afghanistan with polite applause. Soldiers from Fort Campbell wanted to hear a little bit more about how to fight the Taliban, not just how many troops it would take.