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Sandra Sepulveda outside Haywood Elementary School in South Nashville, which she attended and still lives near. (Photo: John Partipilo)

Tennessee Hispanic leaders create PAC and set sights on electoral wins

BY: - May 5, 2021

On Wednesday, Tennessee Latino political leaders announced the creation of a PAC with the sole purpose of getting Latinos elected across the state. Fuerza, meaning “strength,” will represent the interests of the state’s growing Latino populations by identifying suitable Democratic candidates and providing the essential support to navigate a political sphere not familiar to Latino […]

Members of the Tennessee House of Representatives mill about in House Chambers. (Photo: John Partipilo)

Stockard on the Stump: Schwinn-anigans abound

BY: - March 26, 2021

Education Commissioner Penny Schwinn does not disappoint when it comes to getting a tad off track, incidents increasingly becoming known as Schwinn-anigans, in the halls of power. Not only did the General Assembly change its textbook approval process in 2020 to keep her out of the loop because of concerns about favoritism, legislators put an […]