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Tom Ingram, the chief of staff to U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander listed as one of Washington, D.C.’s “Fabulous 50 Movers and Shakers,” is entering a governor’s race.
Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., a member of the Senate Banking Committee, gave a thumbs up to the plan outlined by the Obama administration Monday to unfreeze the credit markets and aid banks.
Tom Ingram, chief of staff to Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., announced that he is leaving that position to become a consultant to Knoxville Mayor Bill Haslam’s 2010 gubernatorial bid and pursue other private interests.
WASHINGTON — In his third year in the U.S. Senate, Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., has become his one of his party’s leaders on banking and finance matters.
Tennessee and Georgia lawmakers were universal in their outrage over the $165 million in bonuses handed out by bailed-out insurer AIG, but they had different ideas on how to handle the situation.
Votes by Chattanooga-area House members were divided on a bill to tax the bonuses paid to employees by bailed-out companies, including insurer AIG.
Several Chattanooga-area companies stand to benefit from Democratic-backed legislation to cap greenhouse gas emissions, potentially generating hundreds of jobs in the region, according to an environmental lobbying group.
Rep. Zach Wamp, R-Tenn., today voted in favor of a bill that would tax 90 percent of bonuses issued by companies that receive more than $5 billion in government aid.
When it comes to happiness, self-esteem, physical fitness and work satisfaction, Tennessee apparently faces a deficit.