Weekend Recap a. Traffic - Street Closures downtown b. Tiger wins the Masters/Games of Thrones Returns. II. MNPS Director resigns & receives settlement. Dr. Joseph Op-Ed in the Tennessean 1. Don't be afraid to address equity issues. 2. Put Children First. 3. Be Civil when we disagree. III. How do we move forward on the issues? a. Community responsibility. b. Political responsibility.
I. Traffic and more traffic. II.Problems have been identified - a. Transit Equity Forum b. Pay/Wage Forum (Cost to live in Nashville) c. Affordable Housing Forum III. Time to take Action/What can be Done? a. Changing of politicians? b. Tax base or fee charge? c. Corporate & Community responsibility?
Mayor saves the Day - Support for Dr. Joseph, Pay raises for City Employees, Affordable Housing Plan, Light Rail Line, Politics/April Fools? Housing Plan, He is saving the city, Am I being too hard on the mayor?
Department of Agriculture, FHA, Parks, IRS, Homeland Security - 800,000 workers effected. Tennessee has over 5,000 employees affected. Would you come to work if you were not being paid? The Bargaining Begins.