VOL. 131 | NO. 133 | Tuesday, July 5, 2016
Memphis City Council members wade into the residency question Tuesday, July 5 – specifically a proposed referendum in November on a city charter amendment that would require “all persons employed solely by the city of Memphis to live and reside within the city of Memphis.”
For Dr. Audrey Gregory, new market CEO for Saint Francis hospitals, leading and being called to serve has always been in her blood.
Much of the attention in local crime statistics this year goes to the jump in the city’s homicide rate.
The ACE Awareness Foundation in Memphis is funding what’s become a growing suite of support services for parents in Memphis, everything from a newly launched telephone support line that puts parents in touch with licensed social workers and counselors to Universal Parenting Places.
Two ways to look at the Fourth of July in Memphis. It was either soggy or the fireworks began early.
A task force of state lawmakers appointed by Republican House Speaker Beth Harwell has rolled out its plan for an expansion of Medicaid in Tennessee that’s more limited than the one envisioned by Gov. Bill Haslam’s Insure Tennessee plan.
SMALL BUSINESS SPOTLIGHT
As Hemline partner and co-founder Cynthia Saatkamp says, “The (agency’s) name will always be a differentiator.”
The Memphis City Council will meet Tuesday, July 5, at 3:30 p.m. in the Council chambers in City Hall, 125 N. Main St. Click on the meeting icon for an agenda.
Congratulations, you’ve been hired as an innovator. This is the apex of applied creativity, the rock ‘n’ roll of industry; you are hired to rock the boat. Steady your Warby Parker’s. Hit pause on your audible copy of “Abundance.” Fill your closets with Robert Graham and PrAna, and get some crazy socks; it’s time to work.
Passion for mission is at the heart of a nonprofit, but don’t forget your “business” requirements. Nonprofits must comply with many of the same regulations as businesses, and additional ones that are specific to the sector. As an executive or board member you need to be aware of these, and operate within the law.
NEW YORK (AP) – The word suggests compassion, benevolence. It even sounds nice: Goodwill. Mankind needs more of it. But in the financial world, there may be far too much already.
DETROIT (AP) – U.S. auto sales may be slowing, but they're still expected to set a record in the first six months of this year.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Traffic deaths surged last year as drivers racked up more miles behind the wheel than ever before, a result of an improved economy and lower gas prices, according to preliminary government data released Friday.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Financial inequality became even wider in the United States last year, with average income for the top 1 percent of households surging 7.7 percent to $1.36 million.
WASHINGTON (AP) – American manufacturing expanded for the fourth straight month in June, hitting the strongest reading in 16 months as the outlook for new orders and production improved.