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Tennessean: Is Nashville headed in the right direction? Not all mayoral candidates agree. Here’s what they said. | Plazas

June 24, 2019

Most of the candidates running for mayor of Nashville do not think the city is headed in the right direction. However, Mayor David Briley thinks otherwise as do two of…

Tennessean: Nashville Mayor Candidates 2019

June 24, 2019

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Tennessean: Leading Nashville mayoral candidates set for first televised debate

June 24, 2019

The leading candidates in the Nashville mayoral race will debate Tuesday at Belmont University, giving voters their clearest views on big tickets issues surrounding the city ahead of the Aug.…

Nashville Public Radio: Mayor’s Race 2019: How Can Nashville Solve Its Affordable Housing Shortage?

June 23, 2019

Like every other city on the rise, Nashville’s stock of affordable housing is woefully inadequate: One study estimated the city needs to build almost 30,000 more units over the next five years…

Tennessean: Nashville mayoral candidates to participate in State of Black Nashville forum June 27

June 21, 2019

Nashville television reporter Harriet Wallace will host the city’s top mayoral candidates for a forum focusing on the state of black Nashville on June 27. Wallace works for Fox 17…

TN Tribune: Clemmons Campaign Leads in Momentum with Six Weeks Left Before Election Day

June 20, 2019

There are only six weeks left before the municipal elections on August 1, and the candidates for council and mayor are fanning out across the county to speak with voters.…

Tennessean: Nashville education union backs John Ray Clemmons in city’s mayoral race

June 20, 2019

The city’s education union is backing Rep. John Ray Clemmons in the upcoming August mayoral election. Clemmons, a Nashville Democrat, announced in a news release Thursday the Metro Nashville Education Association…

Nashville Public Radio: Mayor’s Race 2019: Divided Opinions Over Mayor’s Role With Metro Schools

June 17, 2019

Turmoil in Metro Nashville Public Schools has prompted Mayor David Briley to criticize the school board and push for a more hands-on role in the district. In turn, that’s drawn…

Tennessean: Where Nashville’s top mayoral candidates stand on a proposed property tax increase

June 16, 2019

As the Metro Council is set to consider four substitute operating budgets this week — three of which call for property tax increases — Briley is reiterating his stance that…

Tennessean: Nashville Mayor David Briley, mayoral candidates weigh in on MNPS sex videos lawsuit

June 14, 2019

Nashville Mayor David Briley and some of his key challengers in the Aug. 1 election said Thursday the city must do all it can to protect students after the circulation…

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