Chattanooga, Cleveland community college students to see lowest tuition increases in years

Published Jun. 8 2016

Students at Chattanooga and Cleveland State community colleges would see their lowest percentage tuition hikes in what may well be...

Tennessee majority leader wants 'blue lives matter' law that would make it a hate crime to target police

Published Jun. 7 2016

State House Majority Leader Gerald McCormick said Tuesday he's working with legal staff on a 'Blue Lives Matter' bill for...

Gay rights activists file suit challenging Tennessee counseling law

Published Jun. 7 2016

Two gay rights activists have filed a lawsuit challenging a new Tennessee law that lets therapists decline to see patients...

Prosecution rests in ethics case against speaker

Published Jun. 7 2016

A state investigator broke down for jurors the $2.3 million that Alabama House Speaker Mike Hubbard's businesses received from political...

White House invites Chattanooga transgender physician to attend event

Published Jun. 7 2016

A Chattanooga physician and transgender woman who helped fight Tennessee lawmakers' efforts to pass a bathroom bill that would have...

Starrett's first ad in 4th District appeals to Christians, attacks 'politically correct cowards'

Published Jun. 6 2016

Republican Grant Starrett is on cable television with his first ad, in which he describes himself as a conservative, truth-telling...

Haslam appoints six Hamilton County residents to state boards

Published Jun. 6 2016

Gov. Bill Haslam today announced appointments of 120 Tennesseans, including six Hamilton Countians, to dozens of state boards and commissions.

A dog's value? Court says market value plus medical costs

Published Jun. 6 2016

To its owner, a pet dog may be priceless -- and even though Georgia's highest court didn't go quite that...

Former Alabama governor says he discussed finding work for Speaker Mike Hubbard

Published Jun. 6 2016

In eight hours of sometimes contentious testimony, former Alabama Gov. Bob Riley on Monday described his efforts to help House...

Rep. Daniel's tweet on Ali stings like a bee for some

Published Jun. 6 2016

State Rep. Martin Daniel stirred controversy on the Twitter circuit over the weekend with criticism of the late Muhammad Ali,...

Bob Corker, Andy Berke dragged through the mud over 'corruption'

Published Jun. 6 2016

Two top Chattanooga politicians — U.S. Sen. Bob Corker and Chattanooga Mayor Andy Berke — are getting spattered as Tennessee...

Lobbyists: Alabama House speaker sought help getting job

Published Jun. 3 2016

Alabama House Speaker Mike Hubbard's efforts get prominent lobbyists to help him find work after he lost his primary job...

Tennessee consumer advocates say proposed federal curbs on payday lenders a 'good start'

Published Jun. 2 2016

The head of a Tennessee-based consumer advocacy group lauded as a "good start" the federal Consumer Finance Protection Bureau's proposed...

Tennessee attorney general says he has authority to investigate sexual harassment allegations against Durham

Published Jun. 1 2016

Tennessee Attorney General Herbert Slatery is reasserting his authority to investigate sexual harassment allegations against state Rep. Jeremy Durham.

Tennessee attorney general accepts rule striking down gang enhancement law

Published Jun. 1 2016

The Tennessee attorney general will let stand a ruling striking down the state's gang enhancement law as unconstitutional.

Haslam says Trump attack on New Mexico governor unhelpful; eyes South Dakota case on internet sales

Published Jun. 1 2016

Gov. Bill Haslam said today it wasn't beneficial when presumptive Republican presidential nominee sharply criticized New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez...

Testimony: Alabama House speaker was hired to open doors with other legislative leaders

Published May. 31 2016

The president of an education curriculum company testified Tuesday that he hired Alabama House Speaker Mike Hubbard, in a $7,500...

Georgia counties aim to lower numbers of locked-up juveniles

Published May. 30 2016

A national nonprofit that works to improve the lives of children believes the numbers of Georgia juveniles held behind...

Gov. Bill Haslam calls use of private email for state business 'inadvertent slip'

Published May. 30 2016

Gov. Bill Haslam said Friday that except for the rare "inadvertent slip," he and top staffers use the state's email...

Alabama Supreme Court annuls its ruling on lesbian adoption

Published May. 27 2016

The Alabama Supreme Court has voided its earlier decision not to recognize a lesbian couple's adoption that was carried out...

Traffic camera ticket? Tennessee lawmaker says no problem, just burn it

Published May. 27 2016

A Republican Tennessee lawmaker says getting a traffic camera ticket isn't a problem -- he just burns them.

Haslam approves of Tennessee transgender lawsuit but didn't ask Attorney General to do it

Published May. 27 2016

Gov. Bill Haslam says that while he thinks Tennessee Attorney General Herbert Slatery "made the right call" in joining 10...

USA Today poll has Corker as Trump's top VP pick

Published May. 27 2016

A group of political observers polled by USA Today has U.S. Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., as the No. 1 pick...