Beth Harwell tells former Tennessee Republican Party chairwoman she's running for 2018 gubernatorial bid

Published Mar. 19 2017

NASHVILLE — For well over a year, Tennessee House Speaker Beth Harwell has held her cards close over whether she...

Tennessee Representative uses her mother's story in crusade to change photo ID law

Published Mar. 17 2017

State Rep. JoAnne Favors, D-Chattanooga, celebrated her mother's 94th birthday on the House floor Thursday by pointedly telling the GOP-controlled...

Randy Boyd officially enters Tennessee governor's race

Published Mar. 16 2017

The race for Tennessee governor in 2018 is no longer officially a solo event.


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Tennessee House OKs bill allowing loaded guns in boats

Published Mar. 16 2017

People could carry loaded guns on their boats in a bill approved by the Tennessee House of Representatives.

Georgia set to expand access to medical marijuana

Published Mar. 16 2017

Georgia legislators have come to an agreement to expand the state's medical cannabis program.

Favors says 94-year old mom can't get voter registration under TN law

Published Mar. 16 2017

Rep. JoAnne Favors, D-Chattanooga, celebrated her mother's 94th birthday today.

Trump budget cuts could cut $2 million of block grants for Chattanooga

Published Mar. 16 2017

President Trump's budget proposes to abolish the Community Development Block Grant program.

Trump pledges to fight 'terrible' court ruling blocking latest travel ban order [video]

Published Mar. 16 2017

NASHVILLE — President Donald Trump lashed out Wednesday night at a federal judge in Hawaii, who earlier in the day...

Chattanoogans at Trump speech impressed with message [video]

Published Mar. 16 2017

A busload of Chattanoogans made the trek to Nashville to hear President Donald Trump speak Wednesday, and although not all...

Confusion, security cause long lines at Trump rally

Published Mar. 15 2017

Half an hour before President Donald Trump was set to speak at his Nashville rally at Municipal Auditorium, the second...

Opioid treatment regulation passes Georgia House committee

Published Mar. 15 2017

A Georgia bill adding more regulations to drug treatment centers that dispense medication passed a House committee Tuesday afternoon.

Effort to alter makeup of Alcoholic Beverage Commission returns to Tennessee House

Published Mar. 15 2017

A Senate-passed bill that would dilute Gov. Bill Haslam's control over membership on the Alcoholic Beverage Commission moves to the...


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Court agrees to expedited decision in suspended Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore appeal

Published Mar. 15 2017

Judges say they will quickly issue a decision on whether suspended Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore can return to the...

Gov. Haslam uncertain how U.S. House GOP health plan will affect Tennessee

Published Mar. 14 2017

Gov. Bill Haslam said today he still doesn't know how a U.S. House Republican plan that seeks to replace the...

Will Tennessee House Republicans go along with retooled road funding plan?

Published Mar. 14 2017

The state Senate Transportation Committee on Monday approved a retooled version of Gov. Bill Haslam's proposed gas tax plan to...

Tennessee resolution calls out California for travel ban, warns of 'economic civil war'

Published Mar. 14 2017

The Tennessee Senate voted 25-3 Monday night for a resolution chastising the state of California over imposing a ban on...

Georgia senators add support to anti-'sanctuary campus' bill

Published Mar. 14 2017

Georgia senators are moving forward with a bill banning private campuses from adopting sanctuary policies.

Former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder blasts Georgia redistricting 'power grab'

Published Mar. 13 2017

Former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder is hammering Georgia Republicans for what he calls a "power grab" as the GOP...

Senate panel lowers amount of Haslam gas tax proposal, cuts grocery tax by 20 percent

Published Mar. 13 2017

The Tennessee Senate Transportation Committee today approved a retooled version of Republican Gov. Bill Haslam's roads program, shaving off the...

Tennessee sues federal government over refugees

Published Mar. 13 2017

The state of Tennessee has filed a lawsuit against the federal government over the refugee resettlement program.

Persistence may pay off for Bo Watson on insuror/provider contract bill

Published Mar. 11 2017

About this time last year, state Sen. Bo Watson's bill making insurers let health providers know up front about contract...

Tennessee hospitals warn that Tennesseans could lose coverage under new GOP health plan

Published Mar. 10 2017

Tennessee hospitals warned today that the Republican health care reform plan adopted Thursday by a pair of key House committees...

GOP gubernatorial candidate Randy Boyd to stop in Chattanooga next week

Published Mar. 9 2017

Republican gubernatorial candidate Randy Boyd hits the road next week with visits to Chattanooga and seven other Tennessee cities and...