Entries by Mark Todd Engler

New Rep Bolsters GOP House Majority

Republicans expand control to majority plus one — gain dominance over key committees. Shelbyville trucking line operator Pat Marsh, a graduate of Fayetteville Central High and UT, will serve on commerce and transportation committees.

Still Draining the Nation

Earlier this year Reason magazine offered up a much dimmer view of the Tennessee Valley Authority than that no doubt favored by the federally owned corporation’s 50-member public relations staff. In “How Big Government Infrastructure Projects Go Wrong,” the libertarian Cato Institute’s Jim Powell cast “America’s biggest monopoly” in a light that by no means […]