Looking Ahead to March 22, 2016

This morning, Chattanooga Mayor Berke will join newly appointed members of the city’s Minority-Owned Business Task Force for the inaugural meeting.
Earlier this month, Mayor Berke signed an executive order establishing a community coalition to identify the challenges faced and propose solutions to strengthen minority-owned businesses in Chattanooga.
This task force will pull together a group of businesses owners, community leaders, and economic development experts to develop an action plan and provide recommendations directly to Mayor Berke.

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission will meet with TVA officials today to discuss the work environment within the operations staff at the Watts Bar nuclear power plant near Spring City.
During a review in late 2015, the NRC found that some operations employees did not feel free to raise safety concerns.

Tennessee health activists activists are turning up the heat on House Speaker Beth Harwell.
About 20 billboards went live around the state Monday asking Harwell to help pass Insure Tennessee, the governor’s Medicaid expansion plan.
The proposal would cover about 280-thousand Tennesseans who currently lack insurance.

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