NASHVILLE — Senate Speaker Ron Ramsey says he has reservations about a bill that grants in-state college tuition rates to students who came to the U.S. illegally but attended Tennessee schools and graduated from high school.
The Tennessee General Assembly is considering a bill that would require voters in partisan primaries to declare that the party they are voting for "most closely represents [their] values and beliefs."
MACON, Ga. — Three Georgia congressmen running for a promotion to the Senate found themselves on the defensive Saturday night, as their Republican rivals urged voters to hold all officials in Washington accountable for the nation's ills.
NASHVILLE — Critics of Common Core standards are hoping to use legislation that broadens the scope of American history teaching requirements to bypass committees that have been holding up action on their bills to terminate or delay Common Core.
NASHVILLE — Gov. Bill Haslam says he's still no fan of a fast-moving effort by fellow Republicans in the Legislature to strip local governments of their ability to ban guns from local parks.
When Georgia’s primary election rolls around on May 20, Catoosa County residents can choose which Republican candidates they’d like to elect.
Gov. Bill Haslam says he doesn't feel threatened by legislation passed by fellow Senate Republicans that requires him to obtain legislative approval on any deal he may cut with the Obama administration on expanding Medicaid.
The Tennessee Senate approved Thursday a resolution to request Congress call a convention of the states to draft an amendment to the U.S. Constitution requiring a balanced federal budget.
NASHVILLE — Concerned over Erlanger Health System’s most recent cost-cutting move, Rep. JoAnne Favors, D-Chattanooga, said Wednesday she’s dropping her co-sponsorship of a bill overhauling the ailing public hospital.
Some state lawmakers fed up with what they say is unbridled federal spending are pushing through a resolution asking for a convention of states to force a balanced budget amendment to the U.S. Constitution.
NASHVILLE — Rep. Richard Floyd says he delayed a subcommittee vote on his bill allowing in-state students in the U.S. illegally to pay in-state tuition rates at Tennessee public colleges because he was short a vote.
Before Monday, Adam Cowan had been unable to afford insurance for nearly eight years.
NASHVILLE — State senators on Monday popped the cork on a bill giving local voters the power to decide whether to allow wine sales in grocery stores.
ATLANTA — Patients diagnosed with certain illnesses could take a form of medical marijuana under a plan that Georgia's state legislators backed Monday ahead of an important deadline that sorts out which bills go forward and which will likely fail for the year.
NASHVILLE — The state Senate has passed a bill to legalize switchblades and other knives with blades longer than 4 inches in Tennessee.