Attorney general: Haslam's Insure Tennessee 'zero risk' to state

Published Jan. 28 2015

NASHVILLE -- Both state Attorney General Herbert Slatery and a top federal health official say Gov. Bill Haslam can at...

Five seats now open on Chattanooga housing board

Published Jan. 27 2015

The Chattanooga City Council will now have five appointments to make on the city's Health, Education and Housing Facilities Board....

TN lawmakers pressured to oppose Haslam's Insure Tennessee

Published Jan. 27 2015

NASHVILLE - Senate Minority Leader Lee Harris, D-Memphis, today charged that political mailers and radio ads funded by "out-of-state interests"...

Attorney general issues legal opinion on Insure Tennessee plan

Published Jan. 27 2015

NASHVILLE - Tennessee Attorney General Herbert Slatery says in a new legal opinion that neither the federal government nor the...

Gov. Haslam takes Insure Tennessee pitch on the road

Published Jan. 27 2015

NASHVILLE -- Republican Gov. Bill Haslam spent Monday pitching his Insure Tennessee proposal to Knoxville-area legislators even as a staunch...

Tennessee: Want to grow some hemp - legally?

Published Jan. 26 2015

The Tennessee Department of Agriculture says it is now accepting applications from farmers and producers interested in growing industrial hemp....

Tennessee doctors worried how Haslam's healthcare reform will play out

Published Jan. 26 2015

While the Tennessee Medical Association supports Gov. Bill Haslam's Insure Tennessee plan, the state's largest physicians' organization says that shouldn't...

Seeing green: Georgia reconsiders cannabis oil; marijuana could be big cash crop (interactive)

Published Jan. 26 2015

Gib Jones sees a green-tinted future. To get there, though, he needs help from the Georgia Legislature.

Georgia gets vote on math problem; school board may switch to 'discrete' math (video)

Published Jan. 26 2015

Math may start to look more traditional at some Georgia schools, because new state School Superintendent Richard Woods wants to...

Tennessee's Lamar Alexander off and running in new U.S. Senate

Published Jan. 25 2015

U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., is among 22 Senate sponsors of the American Liberty Restoration Act, S. 203, a bill...

Rep. Tom Dickson named to Georgia Education Reform Commission

Published Jan. 25 2015

Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal appointed state Rep. Tom Dickson, R-Cohutta, to his newly formed Education Reform Commission. The commission is...

Georgia's U.S. Rep. Tom Graves schedules 'County Connection'

Published Jan. 25 2015

U.S. Rep. Tom Graves, R-Ga., has scheduled constituent service days in his District 14 counties for the year.

Chattanooga Area Labor Council to discuss insurance today

Published Jan. 25 2015

On Monday, the Chattanooga Area Labor Council, AFL-CIO, is holding a special meeting to inform its members and the general...

Chattanooga department ranks well on study of police budget efficiency (interactive)

Published Jan. 24 2015

A national study that looks at how efficiently police forces in the nation's 110 largest cities spend their budgets ranks...

Foe of Haslam's Insure Tennessee uses Corker bill to attack Medicaid expansion plan

Published Jan. 24 2015

NASHVILLE -- A legislative foe of Republican Gov. Bill Haslam's Medicaid expansion plan is questioning its reliance on a voluntary...

Mayor says Cleveland, TN strong, successful in 2014

Published Jan. 24 2015

CLEVELAND, Tenn. -- A team effort made by government, business and the community at large contributed to making 2014 "a...

Top Republican accuses conservative group of 'dishonest scare tactics' in attack

Published Jan. 23 2015

NASHVILLE - A top House Republican conservative, who opposes Gov. Bill Haslam's Insure Tennessee proposal, is lashing out at Americans...

Tennessee bill would make drinking by passengers in car illegal

Published Jan. 23 2015

Right now passengers can crack a beer while riding in a car in Tennessee. A new bill would make that...

Radio ads target health care plan

Published Jan. 23 2015

NASHVILLE -- The fight among Republicans just got personal over Gov. Bill Haslam's proposal to use federal Medicaid dollars to...

Gov. Bill Haslam begins health care drive, says state could end Insure Tennessee if it doesn't work

Published Jan. 22 2015

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Republican Gov. Bill Haslam sought to reassure anxious GOP lawmakers Wednesday that he legally will be able...

Obama is stiff-arming Congress on Iran agreement, Bob Corker says

Published Jan. 22 2015

In his first Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing as chairman, U.S. Senator Bob Corker, R-Tenn., objected to the Obama administration's...

House Speaker John Boehner defies president on Iran sanctions

Published Jan. 22 2015

WASHINGTON -- Defying President Barack Obama, House Speaker John Boehner announced on Wednesday that he's invited Israel's prime minister to...

Haslam gets positive response from West TN lawmakers on Insure Tennessee plan

Published Jan. 21 2015

JACKSON, Tn. - Republican Gov. Bill Haslam today sought to reassure nervous GOP lawmakers in West Tennessee that his administration...