Inclusionary zoning is supposed to be about creating more affordable housing options in Nashville, but it only incentivizes going to the next county over. READ MORE
The Story Imagine being a young, hardworking professional who can already barely afford to pay rent in the city where you are just beginning your career. Next, imagine that your landlord raises your rent so that a person even poorer than you can afford to move in next door and pay less. Now you will... READ MORE
It is important that the General Assembly continue to take positive steps toward removing unnecessary barriers that hamper the efforts of ex-offenders to become employed, productive, and taxpaying members of society. READ MORE
The hotel industry has teamed up with affordable housing advocates, unions, and “other progressive entities” to shut down its competition. READ MORE
In the coming years, it is important that local politicians not give into pressure to wastefully spend taxpayer dollars on private business ventures. READ MORE
In an ideal system of justice, every ex-offender is afforded the opportunity to make the most of their re-entry by earning gainful employment and a genuine shot at becoming a productive member of the society. READ MORE
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