River City Company: Commissioner Graham NOT Independent

In a stunning admission from River City Company (“RCC”), it has acknowledged that County Commissioner Joe Graham is not “independent” as he serves on the River City Company Board and also sits as a County Commissioner in evaluating projects that RCC brings to the Commission to approve.  In layman's terms, County Commissioner Joe Graham, City Councilman Chip Henderson, County Mayor Jim Coppinger and City Mayor Andy Berke, are subject to a “conflict of interest” as they sit on the Read more [...]

PILOT’s – the Reason for Your Coming Tax Increase

Is it fair that common everyday taxpayers in Chattanooga & Hamilton County must pay 100% of their property taxes, including individuals who are finding it difficult to make it on fixed incomes as well as small struggling businesses, while wealthy, well connected businessmen get hundreds of thousands if not millions of dollars in tax breaks that go straight into their back pockets! The Chattanooga City Council and Hamilton County Commission just gave away a 14 year $1 Million tax Read more [...]