Nashville Residents Urge Officials to Not Let Nashville Become a ‘Colony’ of State Legislature

Nashville has days left to begin voting on new council districts as citizens voiced their opposition to any action being taken by the city council at a hearing this week–as lawsuits questioning the legality of the legislation are also being heard in courts.
The Republican-led Tennessee General Assembly passed legislation last month that will force the Metropolitan Government of Nashville-Davidson County’s (Metro) council to submit plans to cut itself in half to the state by May 1.
The legislation was signed into law by Republican Governor Bill Lee on March 9, which kicked into effect the 30-day period in which Metro Nashville Planning Commission officials had to get the maps to the current council for an initial vote on district boundaries….

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