Would Tennessee's privatization proposal actually save the state any money?

Published Sep. 2 2015

NASHVILLE -- A state workers group is calling for Gov. Bill Haslam to put a hold on any privatization efforts...

The Hamilton County Commission has new leadership

Published Sep. 2 2015

The Hamilton County Commission has new leadership.

New education lawsuit may impact state hearing on similar Hamilton County litigation

Published Sep. 2 2015

NASHVILLE -- A second school funding-formula lawsuit filed this week against the state by Tennessee's largest school district is expected...

Tennessee lawmakers blast gender-neutral pronouns at UT

Published Sep. 2 2015

NASHVILLE -- The political backlash shows no signs of going away over a request by the University of Tennessee at...

More Tennessee lawmakers come out against gas tax hike in 2016

Published Sep. 1 2015

NASHVILLE -- Add the chairman of the state Senate transportation committee to the list of opponents of raising Tennessee's gas...

Bo Watson thinks Senate should investigate UT's gender-neutral pronoun 'ze' for 'he' and 'she'

Published Sep. 1 2015

A political backlash shows no signs of going away over the University of Tennessee's Office of Diversity and Inclusiveness' request...

Presidential candidate Dr. Ben Carson coming to Chattanooga

Published Sep. 1 2015

Republican presidential candidate Dr. Ben Carson is coming to Chattanooga.

TN lawmaker wants feds to look at state prison problems

Published Sep. 1 2015

NASHVILLE -- A top Tennessee House Democrat questioned Monday whether the planned outside review of state prison problems by the...

Georgia governor proposes $50 million more on pre-kindergarten

Published Sep. 1 2015

ATLANTA -- Gov. Nathan Deal said he wants to spend $50 million to reverse cuts to Georgia's pre-kindergarten program that...

Officials tweak plans for Tennessee Promise mentors

Published Aug. 31 2015

NASHVILLE -- Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam hopes recent changes to the Tennessee Promise program will encourage more students and mentors...

TN Democrats file bill to ban guns at certain events

Published Aug. 31 2015

NASHVILLE -- Two Democratic lawmakers today filed a bill that changes Tennessee's latest "guns in parks" law to allow officials...

Gov. Haslam spreads wealth among Senate candidates

Published Aug. 31 2015

NASHVILLE — Gov. Bill Haslam has made contributions to the re-election campaigns of 10 Republican U.S. senators so far this...

Hillary Clinton coming to Tennessee

Published Aug. 28 2015

Former U.S. Secretary of State and current Democratic presidential contender Hillary Clinton is set to attend a fundraiser with country...

Lamar Alexander says he'll vote against Iran nuclear deal

Published Aug. 28 2015

WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander said today he will vote against the Iran nuclear deal, arguing that it would...

Donald Trump coming to Tennessee this weekend

Published Aug. 28 2015

Republican presidential candidates Donald Trump and Rick Santorum are among the guests expected to speak next week at...

Commissioners propose spending but decline retirement change for school workers

Published Aug. 27 2015

Hamilton County commissioners are considering using more than $33,000 of county tax dollars on discretionary spending, including giving money to...

Tennessee judge upholds lethal injection process, says inmates didn't prove painful death

Published Aug. 26 2015

Tennessee judge upholds lethal injection process, says inmates didn't prove painful death.

Sen. Bob Corker urges long-term road funding solutions in Tennessee

Published Aug. 26 2015

NASHVILLE -- Republican U.S. Sen. Bob Corker said Wednesday that he hopes his home state of Tennessee won't emulate Washington...

Hamilton County Schools superintendent adds innovation position, promotes 2

Published Aug. 26 2015

Hamilton County Schools Superintendent Rick Smith said the school district can no longer neglect the importance of technology to classroom...

Cleveland councilman wants end to 'unacceptable behavior' by police officers

Published Aug. 26 2015

CLEVELAND, Tenn. -- Cleveland City Councilman Richard Banks says he is tired of the "unacceptable behavior" of city police officers...

New city employee rule book clears final council vote

Published Aug. 26 2015

Chattanooga Council members passed a final rule book for city employees Tuesday after weeks of debate and a final attempt...

Tennessee prison officials: Mistakes happen

Published Aug. 26 2015

Tennessee prison officials acknowledged in a letter given to lawmakers Monday that "mistakes in the review of incidents do happen."

Former Democratic congressman, GOP operative decry dark money

Published Aug. 25 2015

NASHVILLE -- A former Democratic congressman and a prominent Republican political operative on Tuesday called for ending untraceable spending for...