Labor groups slam Dean’s budget proposal

'In these trying economic times, now is not the time for Mayor Dean to put Nashville’s working families in the unemployment line,' union leader says. More

Letters to the Editor

A reader argues that charter schools, which he calls tax payer-funded, quasi private schools, set up struggling urban public schools for failure. More

Dean starts Music Council to boost business in Nashville

Mayor forms council aimed at improving music business in the city More

Capital spending plan preview includes riverfront water park

Mayor's plan also highlights $156 million for schools More

Mayor’s Office wants to learn more about Schools’ budget

As budget cuts pile up, Dean and his team seeks more information from the district on how it plans to spend its money More

Charter school bill clears legislative hurdle

A bill that would broaden access to charter schools in Tennessee has cleared another hurdle. More

Mayor, schools tackle after-school lives of middle-schoolers

Following months of planning, a formal alliance connecting after-school programs has been created by Mayor Karl Dean and Metro Nashville Public Schools, the Mayor’s Office has announced. More

Mayor forms advisory committee for General Hospital

Group will work with consultant selected to study hospital's business model and offer a cheaper, more efficient way forward More

Dean proposes new way forward for capital spending

Mayor plans to de-authorize all plans and start from scratch More

No tax increase in Mayor's budget

Working with less revenue than ever, Mayor Karl Dean’s administration presents budget with layoffs and cuts but no property tax increases for Nashville residents. More
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