Commentary: Laying out the nondiscrimination ordinance

Emotional discrimination issue separates conservative and liberal members of the Metro Council. More

Broad Logic: Council’s welcome shift to the left

If our last Metro Council was like a collective of home-schooled temperance union virgins, our current Council is like a liberal arts college’s randy hemp club on spring break.   More

Lobbyist balks at Council transparency bill

Sponsor plans to defer bill for more fine-tuning More
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Some relief for beleaguered community education program

Members of Metro Council’s Budget and Finance Committee on Monday voted to allocate $60,000 from the community education program’s enterprise fund to make up for shortfall More

Council seeks to legalize community gardens in Nashville

The bill would fix a quirk outlawing open lots in residential areas to be used for growing food crops and flowers. More

Music City Center land acquisition bill breezes through Council

$75 million bill faces final hurdle June 2 More
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Smith builds momentum for juvenile court clerk

Veteran court worker growing arsenal of cash, support from Nashville attorneys More

Rex: Googling digs up interesting info on Riebeling, Summers, Garcia

Find out what Rex learned while searching current and past Metro officials' names and what Karen Johnson's MySpace page says about a countywide campaign More

Council office issues analysis of Music City Center legislation

Legislation analysis by Metro Council attorney Jon Cooper seems to validate concerns that voting on land acquisition is essentially a final vote on the planned Music City Center. More
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