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Yihyun Jeong

The Tennessean

Nashville, TN, United States

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Past articles by Yihyun:

Nashville Mayor John Cooper outlines major investment in education, affordable housing and transportation

Mayor John Cooper delivered his second State of Metro address Thursday, announcing he will fund pay increases for Nashville teachers and employees. → Read More

Election commission: No vote yet to put Nashville tax issue before voters but enough signatures collected

The Davidson County Election Commission has not yet decided if the proposed Charter amendments by 4 Good Government should go before voters. → Read More

License plate reader bill shelved in Nashville after fierce debate over use as policing tool

Nashville officials are debating a measure to introduce a network of license plate readers. Critics argue it will lead to racial profiling. → Read More

See where Nashville property values will grow the most in 2021 reappraisals

Nashville-Davidson County property values are expected to see a median increase of 34% in the 2021 property reappraisal. → Read More

Nashville Mayor John Cooper to deliver State of Metro address on April 29

The State of Metro is used by mayors to propose operating and capital budgets for the coming fiscal year. → Read More

Nashville opens bidding for private partner to upgrade, run parking meters

Metro Council approved changes to the Metro Codes Tuesday that clears hurdles for the Nashville to solicit bids for a "Smart Parking" program. → Read More

What happens to Nashville's property tax rate in a reappraisal year?

The property tax rate is automatically adjusted following reappraisal so the city doesn't collect a windfall of revenue if property values go up. → Read More

Reappraisal will push property tax rate down, Mayor John Cooper touts 'record low' level

Mayor John Cooper in a media tour Friday morning confusingly teased a "record low level" for Nashville's future property tax rate. → Read More

Oracle to Nashville: What we know so far

The Oracle proposal would be the largest economic development project in Tennessee history. → Read More

Party lines emerge as election commission takes on property tax-ballot initiative, staffs up legal counsel

The commission faces a tight schedule to decide whether the issue should go before voters in a June special election. → Read More

Man dies at Nashville assisted living facility after being lost outside overnight

J.B. Knowles Home Assisted Living was barred from accepting new residents after a man who lived there, Michael Walker, went missing and died. → Read More

Nashville council adjusts health benefits for future council members

The Metro Council gave final approval Tuesday night to legislation overhauling the perks for future council members. → Read More

Nashville is gearing up for another fight over a property tax petition. How the legal battle is playing out.

Metro Legal Director Bob Cooper shared early insight on the city's legal analysis on the latest ballot initiative. A lawsuit has already been filed seeking a court opinion on how many signatures were needed. → Read More

Two new Republican picks appointed to Nashville election commission ahead of property tax petition vote

The newly reconstituted election panel will meet Tuesday to review the latest property tax ballot initiative in Nashville. → Read More

Davidson GOP pushes for new election commissioners before property tax vote to 'fight for what's right'

Davidson County GOP chair says the party was spurred to recommend new commissioners after the first ballot initiative to curb Metro's property tax rate failed. → Read More

Appointment of new Nashville election commissioners expected before tax petition vote

At least two current commissioners won't be coming back to vote on a second petition effort taking aim at Nashville's property taxes. → Read More

Election commission to vote next week on petition to limit Nashville's property tax increase

If Metro Legal determines enough petition signatures were gathered, Davidson County election commissioners will decide whether the measures should be placed on the ballot. → Read More

'It's been a very tough year': Record rainfall slams Middle Tennessee, leaving at least four dead

The record rainfall, which began Saturday and stretched into the early hours of Palm Sunday, was the latest blow to the battered region. → Read More

Former Nashville mayor David Briley considers run for circuit court judge

Former Nashville mayor David Briley says he's considering a run if Judge Hamilton Gayden doesn't seek reelection. → Read More

Nashville is trying to diversify boards, commissions. Here's what one community group is doing to help.

Stand Up Nashville created its Boards and Commissions Leadership Institute to prepare a new, diverse generation of residents to serve. → Read More