In addition to offering mixed use real estate, Paducah provided qualifying artists with financial incentives to relocate to the city, as well as affordable properties to purchase in connection with a reimbursement program for artists who choose to restore their newly purchased property. For instance, Paducah offered relocating artists up to $2,500 in moving expenses, properties for $1 with an approved qualifying proposal, a $2,500 reimbursement for architectural and professional improvements and up to $5,000 for rehabilitation costs associated with the new property. In addition, the locally owned Paducah Bank offered artists long-term loans with generously fixed interest rates to finance the purchase and renovation costs of their homes. After approving these legislative measures, Paducah began actively seeking out artists via commercials and advertisements that portrayed Paducah as a quirky southern town which embraced the arts. The Artist Relocation Program and … [Read more...] about Extreme Makeover: Arts Edition Paducah, Kentucky
Unlike the lottery, casino gaming can be controlled both in terms of location and concerning the number of casinos allowed. Mr. Scott explained that Ohio, for example, only permitted four casinos. These four casinos, one in each of Ohio’s largest cities, brought in just under $64,000,000 in gaming tax revenue in the fourth quarter of 2014 alone. Ohio has already received in excess of one billion dollars in gaming revenue since the fourth casino was completed in 2013. … [Read more...] about Have the Odds of Casino Gaming in Tennessee Just Been Raised?
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Lloyd was born in Fort Smith, Arkansas, in 1929. After her husband, Mort Lloyd, died in a 1974 plane crash, she replaced the local news anchor as the Democratic nominee for the House and won the seat. … [Read more...] about 1st Tennessee woman elected to full term in Congress dies
Overall, the crowd applauded for the majority of Bredesen's answers to questions submitted by the audience. However, when pressed on Kavanaugh, a handful of members of the crowd booed as Bredesen said he is waiting on the results of the FBI investigation surrounding the allegations against Kavanaugh before making a decision. … [Read more...] about Tennessee’s Bredesen fields questions on Kavanaugh at forum