Nashville councilmembers aren’t sure how much license plate readers should be used to solve crimes. This week two proposals were in their last debate before either could become law, but a three-hour debate paused that.
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A federal disaster declaration could trigger another round of buyouts for flooded homes in Nashville. Increasingly, cities are fighting floodwaters by — more or less — getting out of the way: The federal government buys the houses just to tear them down. But a buyout offer doesn’t mean people will take it.
A battle over rolling back the 34% tax hike that went into effect in Nashville last year — and restraining the local government’s power — is coming to a head. The Davidson County Election Commission expects to vote this week on whether to put the question to the voters. The commission delayed a final decision […]
As Nashville undergoes its citywide property value reassessment, the mayor is signaling that a lower tax rate is likely. That’s not unusual, but you wouldn’t have known that from the response online Friday.
Some Nashville residents and business owners are still financially spiraling because of the COVID-19 pandemic. WPLN News checked in to see how much and where the city spent past CARES Act money and the impact it has had on its recipients.
Nashville school leaders are submitting an ambitious budget request to Mayor John Cooper and the Metro Council as they prepare for the new school year.
In Nashville at least 68 residents have been evicted since January. That’s despite the CDC’s federal eviction moratorium and a local housing court working to keep people in their homes.
In Nashville, the damage looks likely to meet the threshold to get help from FEMA. At this point, it’s unclear how that will help renters, many of whom are likely not to have been covered by insurance.
Nashville will phase future councilmembers off a sizeable lifetime health care benefit.
Under a sign that said “for sale – Nashville’s soul,” community and council members vowed that they wouldn’t give up the iconic venue without a fight.