Tennessee legislators looking to move up, out

Published Aug. 9 2017

When state Rep. Marc Gravitt announced this week plans to run for Hamilton County register of deeds, the East Ridge...

With scholarships in place, Tennessee Gov. Haslam hints boosting graduation rates will be budget priority

Published Aug. 9 2017

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam recently turned to a group of community college officials for advice on how to use his...

University of Tennessee creates Title IX office, appoints coordinator

Published Aug. 9 2017

The University of Tennessee in Knoxville announced Tuesday the creation of a Title IX office and the appointment of a...

Gov. Bill Haslam wants Tennessee to land new Toyota-Mazda plant

Published Aug. 8 2017

Gov. Bill Haslam says he is making the case for Japanese automakers Toyota Motor Corp. and Mazda Motor Corp. to...

Tennessee GOP jabs and smacks: 2018 governor's race primary heats up

Published Aug. 8 2017

A year out from Tennessee Republicans' 2018 gubernatorial primary, the sharp elbows already are in play.

Republicans target each other in Tennessee governor's race

Published Aug. 7 2017

The gloves are starting to come off in the race for Tennessee's Republican gubernatorial nomination.

Tennessee Department of Revenue takes over 911 fee collections

Published Aug. 7 2017

Officials hope a new state law will end legal disputes between Tennessee's local emergency communications districts and telecommunications companies over...

Democrat Craig Fitzhugh joins race for Tennessee governor

Published Aug. 6 2017

Democrat Craig Fitzhugh is joining the race for Tennessee governor.

A look at the nine candidates for Hamilton County Circuit Court

Published Aug. 5 2017

Despite their varied backgrounds, the nine applicants for Hamilton County's Circuit Court judgeship all have one thing in common: If...

Lt. Gov. Randy McNally names Chattanooga attorney, former state senator to Tennessee's Trial Court Vacancy Commission

Published Aug. 4 2017

Lt. Gov. Randy McNally today announced he has named Chattanooga attorney Harold L. "Hal" North Jr. and former state Sen....

With less than 1 year before primary, Corker mum on future

Published Aug. 4 2017

Republican Bob Corker says he's not ready to say when he will decide about seeking a third term.

Nine attorneys apply for Hamilton County Circuit Court judgeship

Published Aug. 3 2017

Nine attorneys have applied for a Hamilton County Circuit Court judgeship that's opening up in October, the Tennessee Supreme Court...

Bill Haslam to Congress, Trump: Control soaring health care costs

Published Aug. 3 2017

Given the collapse of Republican efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act, Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam hopes Washington will turn...

Ex-Sen. Ray Albright dead at 83

Published Aug. 3 2017

Former Republican state Sen. Ray Albright, who spent 26 years as a state legislator working to improve Tennessee's environment and...

GOP gubernatorial hopeful Bill Lee taps Chris Devaney of Lookout Mountain as campaign manager

Published Aug. 2 2017

Tennessee Republican gubernatorial hopeful Bill Lee today named former state GOP chairman Chris Devaney of Lookout Mountain as his campaign...

U.S. Rep. Diane Black announces run for Tennessee governor

Published Aug. 2 2017

Republican U.S. Rep. Diane Black, who as a powerful committee chair has championed cutting safety net programs such as Medicaid...

WalletHub ranks Tennessee public schools at No. 42, mostly on safety issues

Published Aug. 2 2017

While Tennessee students have made major strides in national exams over the last several years, a new study by the...

Poll: Education reform among top issues for likely voters in Tennessee governor race

Published Aug. 2 2017

A majority of Republicans and Democrats rank education reform as one of the most important issues Tennessee's next governor must...

Federal judge strikes down Alabama law putting pregnant girls through trial

Published Jul. 31 2017

A federal judge has struck down Alabama's one-of-a-kind law that enabled judges to put minors seeking abortions through a trial-like...

U.S. Rep. Duncan says he won't run for re-election in Tennessee's 2nd District

Published Jul. 31 2017

Longtime U.S. Rep. John Duncan said Monday that he will not run for re-election next year because he wants to...

Chattanooga National Guard Armory to undergo $5.4 million renovation

Published Jul. 31 2017

Tennessee's Military Department has a green light to go ahead with an estimated $5.4 million renovation of Chattanooga's historic National...


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Tennessee judge ends controversial sentence reduction program for inmates choosing birth control

Published Jul. 28 2017

A Tennessee judge has pulled the plug on a controversial program that encouraged female and male inmates with drug addiction...

Georgia still hasn't shared data with Trump's voter fraud panel

Published Jul. 26 2017

Georgia has still not released public voter data to President Donald Trump's national commission on election integrity, with officials saying...