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A last-minute bill scheduled for a vote today in the General Assembly could overhaul Erlanger Health System’s board and remove Chattanooga city government’s long-held seats on the panel.

U.S. Rep. Chuck Fleischmann has more cash than his competition for Tennessee's 3rd District congressional seat — but challenger Weston Wamp's campaign has out-raised him so far this year.

NASHVILLE — Gov. Bill Haslam's proposal to create a program that gives parents the option to move a child from a failing public school to a private school has once again failed to pass.

NASHVILLE — Gov. Bill Haslam's anti-methamphetamine legislation has been approved by the Senate.

NASHVILLE -- The State Board of Education will be able to approve charter schools rejected by local school boards under a bill headed to Gov. Bill Haslam.

NASHVILLE — A bill seeking to allow Tennesseans to openly carry firearms in public without permits has been defeated in a House subcommittee.

NASHVILLE — A group of about 50 activists has staged a protest outside the doors of the House and Senate chamber while lawmakers met within.

NASHVILLE — Gov. Bill Haslam's signature proposal to create a program that would cover tuition at two-year colleges for any high school graduate is a step closer to the governor's desk.

NASHVILLE — Like weary boxers entering the 12th round of a hard fight, Tennessee lawmakers return today for what members hope is the final week of their annual legislative session.

NASHVILLE — With seven months to go before Tennessee voters settle the question, the campaign to remove abortion protections from the state's constitution is running fundraising circles around the group trying to keep things as they are.

At a Chattanooga Times Free Press editorial board meeting on Thursday, Gov. Phil Bredesen discussed the national economic stimulus package and a proposed state constitutional amendment on abortion.
  • February 1, 2008

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