The number of medical malpractice lawsuits filed in Tennessee each year has fallen by 36 percent since reforms went into effect five years ago.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Voters in three parts of Alabama will participate in special elections today to help fill vacancies in the Alabama House of Representatives caused by resignations and a death.
NASHVILLE — State officials and area legislators think they're within striking distance of a deal to resume easy reissuing of driver's licenses following complaints about the Department of Safety closing its reinstatement center in Hamilton County.
NASHVILLE — The Tennessee Transportation Department commissioner said Monday that the state won’t be able to start any new highway projects if it loses federal funding next year.
ATLANTA — On the campus of Morehouse College, a small group of students is at the center of an effort by Georgia Republicans to build support among minorities ahead of major federal and state elections next year.
NASHVILLE — Veteran Tennessee GOP political strategist Chip Saltsman is seeking a new gig as state House Republicans' 2014 campaign consultant, GOP sources tell the Times Free Press.
Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools officials say they're under financial siege from rapidly multiplying charter schools. And the state's three other large school districts -- including Hamilton County -- fear they're next.
NASHVILLE — While U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., runs for re-election as a problem-solving conservative interested in "getting results," his GOP primary opponent, Joe Carr, claims he's gotten Alexander to follow his lead on some issues dear to tea party voters.
NASHVILLE — Gov. Bill Haslam is defending his administration from a new state Comptroller audit criticizing what occurred on the already-controversial real estate management contract with Chicago-based Jones Lang LaSalle.
NASHVILLE — Gov. Bill Haslam says he expects next year's state budget will be his toughest yet given increased demands in K-12 education and TennCare coupled with revenues coming in below estimates.