Federal judge blocks Texas from limiting ballot drop-off sites

  • A US federal judge ruled on Friday preventing Texas Gov. Greg Abbott from reducing the number of mail-in ballot drop-off sites to one site per country, according to the Austin American-Statesman.
  • Abbott’s order would have required people to travel for miles just to reach one ballot drop-off location, which Democrats saw as voter suppression.
  • US District Judge Robert Pitman wrote that Abbott’s order would have created for elderly and disabled
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Short Term Vacation Rentals In Chattanooga Hit New Stumbling Blocks; Measure Delayed 2 Weeks

Short term vacation rentals in Chattanooga are hitting new stumbling blocks, including concerns from private schools that students may be endangered by sexual predators.

The City Council, which was due to take up the issue on first reading on Tuesday night, heard earlier in the day from several private school administrators with the concerns. Instead, the panel delayed action for two weeks.

Main sponsor Chip Henderson asked the Regional Planning

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