Trump signs measure naming new Nashville federal courthouse in honor of Fred Thompson

Published Jun. 6 2017

President Donald Trump has signed legislation naming Nashville's new federal courthouse after former Sen. Fred Thompson, the late actor who...

Chattanooga physician Danielle Mitchell announces bid for Congress

Published Jun. 6 2017

Dr. Danielle Mitchell of Chattanooga announced Tuesday that she is running as a Democrat in Tennessee's 3rd Congressional District against...

Tennessee Gov. Haslam formally signs gas tax, transportation measure at I-24 'split' [photos]

Published Jun. 6 2017

The state's plan to revamp the Interstate 75/Interstate 24 interchange was the kick-off project as Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam held...


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High schools in Tennessee's largest system being audited

Published Jun. 6 2017

High school transcripts from Tennessee's largest school system are being audited for irregularities after a grading dispute at a school.

Alabama asks U.S. Supreme Court to let execution proceed

Published Jun. 6 2017

Alabama's attorney general on Monday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to let an execution proceed this week, arguing that...

Haslam takes issue with GOP gubernatorial hopeful's call to repeal gas tax hike

Published Jun. 5 2017

Republican Gov. Bill Haslam on Monday questioned a pledge by state Sen. Mae Beavers, a GOP lawmaker who hopes to...

Haslam touts IMPROVE Act's impact on taxes and infrastructure work at I-24 'split' and beyond

Published Jun. 5 2017

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam said Monday that the IMPROVE Act's impact on Tennessee taxes and infrastructure marks an historic milestone...

Trump criticizes Justice Dep't on travel ban, lashes out on Twitter

Published Jun. 5 2017

President Donald Trump lashed out at his own Justice Department Monday.

Governor's outsourcing contract could have huge impact on UTC, Chattanooga State

Published Jun. 5 2017

An estimated 110 facilities management workers at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga won't learn until later this year whether...

Peyton Manning apparently joins Donald Trump, Bob Corker on Sunday golf outing

Published Jun. 4 2017

In a move bound to start political rumors flying yet again about his future Tennessee political aspirations, two-time Superbowl champion...

Mae Beavers declares she's running for governor in Tennessee

Published Jun. 4 2017

Republican state Sen. Mae Beavers on Saturday formally launched her 2018 campaign for governor, pledging to bring to the Tennessee...

Mark Green won't resume campaign for Tennessee governor, eyes Washington, D.C., instead [video]

Published Jun. 2 2017

Tennessee Republican Mark Green today firmly closed the door on re-starting his GOP gubernatorial primary campaign but is looking at...

Alexander downplays U.S. climate accord exit, calls for doubling energy research

Published Jun. 2 2017

U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander isn't all that concerned by President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw the U.S. from the...

UTC vice provost among finalists for UT system vice president for academic affairs

Published Jun. 1 2017

The University of Tennessee system today announced four finalists in their search a new vice president for Academic Affairs and...

Gardenhire welcomes poll showing most Tennesseans support in-state tuition for undocumented students

Published May. 31 2017

Two-thirds of state voters surveyed in a new poll say they back granting in-state public college and tuition rates to...

Poll shows more than half of Tennessee voters are less confident in President Donald Trump

Published May. 30 2017

Tennessee voters appear to be "cooling" to Republican President Donald Trump with his overall job approval at 52 percent.

Green puts off public announcement of Tennessee gubernatorial plans

Published May. 30 2017

Republican state Sen. Mark Green has made up his mind about whether to rejoin the governor's race in Tennessee, but...

Poll: 2 in 3 Tennessee voters favor immigrant tuition break

Published May. 30 2017

About two out of three registered voters in the state think Tennessee students whose parents brought or kept them in...

Early voting starts in Ossoff, Handel special election

Published May. 30 2017

Early voting has begun in a nationally watched special congressional race in Georgia.

Early voting begins Tuesday in Georgia special election

Published May. 29 2017

Election officials say early voting begins Tuesday in Georgia's 6th Congressional District.

Sen. Bob Corker says Trump's first overseas trip was 'near perfection'

Published May. 28 2017

U.S. Sen. Bob Corker, chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, released a statement Sunday praising President Donald Trump's first...


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Local leaders get peek at GOP tax plan

Published May. 27 2017

The top lawmaker in one of Congress' most powerful committees visited Chattanooga on Friday to talk to local business leaders...

Haslam signs NRA-backed metal detector gun bill

Published May. 26 2017

Gov. Bill Haslam has signed a bill that requires cities and counties in Tennessee to buy metal detectors, hire security...