VOL. 124 | NO. 22 | Tuesday, February 3, 2009
Changes Living Wage Reporting and Greenlights ADA Liberty Bowl Work
The Memphis City Council has given final approval to an ordinance that sets minimum energy efficiency standards for rental property.
Jack Schuler, an investor who has held top leadership posts in the pharmaceutical and biotech industries, last week purchased 8.3 percent of the shares of GTx Inc. for himself, his foundation and his children.
The Memphis City Council today is to begin discussing the terms of a buyout for city employees.
A little more than two years after the Memphis Area Association of Realtors launched its Welcome Home Memphis certification, eight real estate agents have completed all of its requirements, giving the program some momentum during a slumping market.
The childhood home of Aretha Franklin may already be on Soulsville’s wish list, but another structure on the campus of the Stax Museum of American Soul Music appears in need of more immediate attention.
NEW YORK (AP) – International Paper Co. shares fell sharply Monday after a Wall Street analyst said he expects the biggest paper and forest products company in the United States to cut its dividend by midyear.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Businesses are faring much better in the Senate than they did in the House as Congress works on a massive package of spending and tax cuts designed to stimulate the economy.
15 Schilling Bend Commons, Collierville, TN 38017, Loan Amount: $4 Million -
Southridge Nursing LLC – the local limited liability company of Sikeston, Mo.-based Americare – has filed a $4 million construction loan to complete the company’s assisted living and Alzheimer’s facility on 1.9 acres of land in Collierville’s Schilling Farms Planned Development. The loan, dated Jan. 7, was through Financial Federal Savings Bank.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Gov. Phil Bredesen may not be ready to lay out the details of a budget proposal, but he still plans to address Tennessee lawmakers next week.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The U.S. Court of Appeals has issued two orders denying a request to stop the upcoming execution of a Tennessee death row inmate.
WASHINGTON (AP) - It will get vastly cheaper for most people to keep health insurance after losing a job if the government's stimulus plan becomes law. Some nickel and dime cuts in health coverage for the poor will be reversed, too. Geek jobs in medicine will grow.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama said Monday that "very modest differences" over a massive package to revive the economy should not delay its swift passage, a fresh appeal to Congress as the nation dealt with another dose of dire financial news.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The economic downturn has forced private industry and state and local government to shed jobs, but one major employer in the country is hiring: The federal government.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Americans are hunkering down and saving more. For a recession-battered economy, it couldn't be happening at a worse time.