Monday, December 10, 2012

TN Legislature Gets Raise
SOME EXTRA MONEY IS GOING INTO THE POCKETS OF TENNSSEE STATE LEGISTATORS. THE GROUP OF LAWMAKERS RECEIVED AN AUTOMATIC PAY RAISE IN EARLY NOVEMBER. THE RAISE IS JUST OVER SIX PERCENT AND LASTS UNTIL THE END OF THE LEGISLATIVE SESSION IN 2014. LAWMAKERS NOW MAKE JUST OVER TWENTY-THOUSAND DOLLARS PER YEAR, WITH SPEAKERS OF BOTH THE HOUSE AND SENATE MAKING THREE TIMES THE PAY. LAWMAKERS ALSO GET A THOUSAND DOLLAR A MONTH HOME OFFICE ALLOWANCE, AND JUST OVER ONE-HUNDRED-FIFTY DOLLARS ALLOWANCE FOR EACH DAY THEY ARE IN SESSION. THE ALSO RECEIVE MILAGE. . THE RAISE IS THANKS TO A 2005 STATUTE THAT GIVES THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY A RAISE EVERY TWO YEARS. (CC(

Thursday, October 23, 2014

  • Jury Convicts Southwest Virginia Retail Store Owners of Selling Synthetic Marijuana
  • Sentence Reduced for Bristol Man Convicted of Child Rape
  • Carter County Gets Stern Warning on Finances From Comptroller
  • Mold Forces Closure of Indian Springs Elementary
  • Dangerous, Possibly Drugged, Suspect Wanted in Sullivan County
  • New Virginia Road Funding Formula in Question for Coalfield's Expressway, Other Projects
  • Bristol, Virginia Working to Get Revenue Bonds to Market for The Falls Project
  • USDA Awards $3 Million to Scott County, Va., for Broadband
  • Hawkins County Man Takes Plea in Federal Pipe Bomb Case
  • Victim Says Two Men Tried to Rob Him at Gunpoint in Downtown Bristol
  • Wanted Johnson City Suspect Caught in Greene Co.
  • New Law Leaves Most VA Highway Projects Competing for Scarce Dollars
  • Kingsport Schools to Equip Students with Laptops
  • Bristol Public Library Sculpture Party
  • Topping Out Ceremony Held for Eastman's $100 Million Corporate Business Center
  • Man Reported Missing in Kingsport Found Safe
  • Hearing Delayed for former Bristol Library Executive Charged with Embezzlement.
  • Funeral Home Fire in Castlewood Under Investigation



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