Rutherford County Public Works Committee Selects Engineering Firm To Design New Municipal Solid Waste Transfer Station

Rutherford County Public Works Committee Selects Engineering Firm To Design New Municipal Solid Waste Transfer Station

The Rutherford County Public Works Committee recently selected TriAD Environmental Consultants, Inc. of Nashville, to begin designing a municipal solid waste transfer station. A transfer station is a facility where solid waste is delivered and prepared for transport to its final destination.
Dec 4, 20222 min read

 

Candidates Hopeful for Election Challenges After Certification, Since Early Lawsuits Had Less Statutory Backing

Candidates Hopeful for Election Challenges After Certification, Since Early Lawsuits Had Less Statutory Backing

The Trump-endorsed slate of candidates in Arizona’s top races who allegedly lost their races have started pursuing legal challenges over what they believe was an election rampant with voter disenfranchisement and suppression. One of the first challenges was turned away on Tuesday as premature, a lawsuit by Attorney General candidate Abe Hamadeh and the Republican National Committee (RNC), but election law attorneys say this should not be taken as a sign that there are no valid grounds to overturn the election.  Bob Brickman, an election and regulatory attorney in Phoenix, told The Arizona Sun Times while he “understands the strategy of suing now, since fraud really should be challengeable any time, Arizona law is clear that election challenges cannot be brought until five days after after the state has certified the results, which is scheduled for Dec. 5.” 
Dec 4, 20225 min read

 

Michigan Charter School Advocates Prepare for Anticipated Democratic Cuts

Michigan Charter School Advocates Prepare for Anticipated Democratic Cuts

Election of Democratic majorities in the Michigan House and Senate is a warning shot for the state’s public charter schools. The incoming bicameral majorities and reelected Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer have already signaled antipathy toward public charter schools. Drawing much of the Democrats’ ire are for-profit education management organizations operating 42% of public charter schools in Detroit alone as of 2021.
Dec 4, 20224 min read

 

New England Governors Face Push Back from Maritime Groups

New England Governors Face Push Back from Maritime Groups

Maritime groups are criticizing New England governors for urging the Biden administration to lift federal restrictions banning foreign vessels in domestic waters in response to a regional energy crunch.  In a letter to Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm in July, the chief executives called for a blanket waiver from the Jones Act, which requires cargo shipped between U.S. ports to be transported on American owned and operated ships.
Dec 4, 20223 min read

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