Tennessee lawmakers churning out bills

Published Apr. 21 2017

Tennessee banks and financial service providers could legally alert authorized persons to potential fraud involving elderly and vulnerable adults under...

Tennessee House delays vote on 23-hour alcohol at 2 Nashville bars

Published Apr. 20 2017

The Tennessee House has put off a vote on a bill that would allow two Nashville bars to serve alcohol...

Attorney general: Bill could conflict with gay marriage ruling, Tennessee law

Published Apr. 20 2017

A state attorney general opinion says legislation requiring use of the "natural and ordinary meaning" of undefined words in Tennessee...


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UPDATE: New bill would require Tennessee to disclose details of officer-involved shootings

Published Apr. 20 2017

The state Senate today voted unanimously to make public Tennessee Bureau of Investigation probes on officer-involved shooting deaths.

Tennessee legislators vote to require disclosure of trips funded by lobbyists

Published Apr. 20 2017

McCormick's bill seeks to address controversies related to lawmakers' previously undisclosed travel in recent years.

Lawmakers will have to make up lost fees for discounted hunting licenses

Published Apr. 20 2017

Tennessee lawmakers in the future would have to provide tax dollars to make up for the discounted hunting and fishing...

New law will allow banks to tell families about fraud involving their elderly relatives

Published Apr. 20 2017

Tennessee banks and other financial service providers in the future will legally be able to alert family members to potential...

Lawmakers envision final action on Monday for Haslam's IMPROVE Act

Published Apr. 20 2017

Tennessee lawmakers on Wednesday approved Republican Gov. Bill Haslam's plan to raise gas and diesel taxes — the first increase...

House, Senate approve slightly different versions of Haslam gas tax bill

Published Apr. 19 2017

The state House this afternoon approved Tennessee's first gas tax increase in 28 years, voting 60-37 for Republican Gov. Bill...

Tennessee Senate committee passes abortion bill

Published Apr. 19 2017

A bill that would ban most abortions at 20 weeks has passed in a Senate committee, despite Tennessee's attorney general...

Georgia House race down to 2 candidates, plus Trump, Pelosi

Published Apr. 19 2017

A Georgia congressional election in a historically conservative district is headed to a runoff that raises the stakes in an...

Tennessee Gov. Haslam says he'll sign school bus seat belt bill if it passes General Assembly

Published Apr. 19 2017

Gov. Bill Haslam said Tuesday he will sign Rep. JoAnne Favors' school bus seat belt legislation should the measure pass...

Local anti-Trump activists target state GOP elected officials

Published Apr. 19 2017

Local opponents of the Trump administration continued Tuesday to criticize GOP lawmakers for avoiding public meetings with their constituents.

Tennessee college work sets a national example, report says

Published Apr. 19 2017

Tennessee's campaign to boost college success has made it a national education leader, according to a new report from Ivy...

Alabama governor moves up election for Sessions' Senate seat

Published Apr. 19 2017

The election to fill Jeff Sessions' former U.S. Senate seat will be moved up to this year, Alabama's new governor...

High-profile Georgia congressional race heads to a runoff

Published Apr. 18 2017

Georgia congressional election is headed to a runoff that will ratchet up the already significant national attention — and campaign...

Alabama Senate votes to allow execution by nitrogen gas

Published Apr. 18 2017

Alabama could become the third state to allow death row inmates to be executed by nitrogen gas — an execution...

Favors' school bus seat belt bill clears another Tennessee House panel

Published Apr. 18 2017

A bill requiring new Tennessee school buses come equipped with safety restraint systems beginning in mid-2019 moved out of the...

School bus safety measures advance in the Legislature

Published Apr. 18 2017

Bills designed to keep school bus riders safe continue to advance in the Tennessee Legislature, with one measure requiring buses...

'Optimistic' Haslam believes House votes there for IMPROVE Act

Published Apr. 18 2017

Gov. Bill Haslam says he believes he'll have the votes needed to pass his road funding plan.

Polling equipment stolen before Georgia special election

Published Apr. 18 2017

Polling equipment containing information on every Georgia voter has been stolen just before Tuesday's special election.


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Study says road woes cost drivers $6B yearly

Published Apr. 18 2017

A national transportation research group's study says deterioration, congestion and lack of safety features on Tennessee roads and bridges cost...

UPDATE: Georgia election officials investigating issues at 3 polling places

Published Apr. 18 2017

Republicans are bidding to prevent a major upset in a conservative Georgia congressional district.