How is government spending our money? That's the question Adam Andrzejewski, a government watchdog and former Illinois gubernatorial candidate, wanted to answer.
I really didn't know what to expect when I arrived at the state capitol in April for Justice Day on the Hill, an annual event of Tennesseans for Alternatives to the Death Penalty.
Before answering a few of your emails, letters, Tweets and online comments, I want to sincerely thank all of the readers who send in or post comments and questions.
A few weeks back, this editorial page took the Chattanooga History Center to task over its lofty projection that the yet-to-open downtown museum would attract more than 60,000 visitors a year.
The Free Press editorial page joined with McKamey and HomeAgain, the maker of pet microchips, to offer free microchipping to 25 dogs and cats in the Chattanooga area last week.
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Forty years ago, in 1973, President Nixon signed the Endangered Species Act into law.
A few dollars here and there may not seem like much. And in the grand scheme of government budgets, they're not.
Many Tennesseans are unaware of Common Core, a troubling new set of federal education standards, because it was agreed upon without the consent, knowledge or involvement of parents and taxpayers.
A lot of Tennessee conservatives are hoping for a change.
HEADLINE: Restructuring delays Chattanooga budget
Few things can match the fear, dread and panic of losing a pet.
"I've had enough of reading things ... by neurotic, psychotic, pigheaded politicians ... all I want is the truth, just give me some truth."
In one of the most chilling, fretful and historically confused speeches in recent memory, President Barack Obama told graduates of The Ohio State University to reject voices claiming that "tyranny is always lurking just around the corner."