Council members liberated to work on ‘pet’ issues

New nondiscrimination and living wage policies and LED sign regulations among others may be on Council menu More

Tygard to withdraw Council guns-in-restaurants bill

Metro Legal tells Tygard his attempt to override the state legislature on the issue would be illegal More

Sen. Jackson: Local governments can’t regulate firearms

Council members filed legislation in an attempt to sidestep new state law More

State Senator: Proposed guns-in-restaurants sidestep illegal

Sen. Doug Jackson says Tennessee code supercedes a Metro ordinance which means to get around the legislature's legalization of guns in restaurants More

Council members could outlaw guns in Davidson County parks

If state legislation to allow guns in parks is enacted, Metro Council members are prepared to respond by bringing forward legislation that would maintain the status quo in Davidson County. More

Convention Center land acquisition bill likely to pass third reading

Forum likely didn't change councilmembers' votes More

Expert says Nashville likely to lose in convention center arms race

Council will vote on new center Tuesday night. More

Let's talk about the convention center

Councilwoman Megan Barry writes that there needs to be more debate over whether the $600 million public investment needed to build the Music City Center is a good for Nashville's future. 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

Councilman questions Music City Center community forum

Metro Council budget and finance committee chairman Jim Forkum has issues with a community forum planned outside the Council's committee system and held at a private facility. More
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