It's among the truest of political idioms: No matter how popular or effective you are in elected office, "You can't please all of the people all of the time."
That's why, if you happen to be maverick Shelby County Commission Chairman Mike Ritz, even a threat to be the subject of a local recall petition and talk of...
By ANDREW DeMILLO
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) -- Arkansas Gov. Mike Beebe vetoed legislation Monday that would have required voters to show photo identification before casting a ballot, calling the measure "an expensive solution in search of a problem" and a requirement that would impair the right to vote.
State law currently requires
A charter schools organization says it plans to create four new schools in Memphis.
The Tennessee Charter Schools Incubator says it will create the schools through its Education Entrepreneurs Fellowship with a $1 million investment from the Walton Family Foundation.
Through a 2-year fellowship, participants will join an...