After removing himself from Trump's VP consideration, Corker open on other would-be administration role

Published Jul. 7 2016

U.S. Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., on Wednesday removed himself from consideration as presumptive GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump's running mate,...

Tennessee attorney general won't sue federal government over refugee resettlement program

Published Jul. 6 2016

Tennessee Attorney General Herbert Slatery won't sue the federal government over its refugee resettlement program.

Two states join suit against Obama transgender bathroom plan

Published Jul. 6 2016

Two states have joined the 11-state coalition Texas is leading in a lawsuit challenging the legality of the Obama administration's...


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As Trump vets Corker as running mate, he may see similarities

Published Jul. 6 2016

Amid reports he is emerging as one of the finalists in Donald Trump's search for a running mate, U.S. Sen....

Hargett says state ready to enforce new law regulating fantasy sports companies offering gambling

Published Jul. 5 2016

A state agency has a new name and rules in place to regulate a recently passed law legalizing fantasy sports...

DesJarlais calls challenger Starrett an 'outsider' with 'no business being in the district'

Published Jul. 5 2016

With less than two weeks left to go until early voting begins, battle lines have hardened in the Republican primary...

Georgia governor plans trade mission to Germany

Published Jul. 4 2016

Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal and other officials head to Germany on Saturday for a week-long trade mission.

DesJarlais, Starrett race a tug-of-war between personal life and policy

Published Jul. 3 2016

GOP challenger Grant Starrett says he's gone out of his way to avoid discussing U.S. Rep. Scott DesJarlais' personal life...

10 new Tennessee laws that take effect today

Published Jul. 1 2016

Wine in grocery stores is just one of dozens of state laws to take effect today. From DUIs to drones,...

Wine in groceries, guns on campus among new Tennessee laws taking effect Friday

Published Jun. 29 2016

Wine will be available in Tennessee supermarkets, professors will be allowed to carry guns on public college campuses, and drivers...

Haslam hopes Chattanooga gets VW settlement's $2 billion for zero-emissions technology

Published Jun. 28 2016

Gov. Bill Haslam says he has "strong hopes" of seeing Volkswagen's Chattanooga operation get some of the $2 billion in...

High court's ruling on Texas abortion law highlights divide among Tennesseans

Published Jun. 28 2016

Tennessee-based abortion rights supporters hailed Monday's U.S. Supreme Court ruling striking down Texas clinic restrictions, saying they believe it will...

Senate Speaker Pro Tempore Bo Watson joins the PAC pack

Published Jun. 28 2016

Senate Speaker Pro Tempore Bo Watson has become the latest state legislator to set up his own political action committee,...

Supreme Court's abortion law ruling in Texas ends Alabama's fight

Published Jun. 28 2016

Alabama Attorney General Luther Strange said Monday that his office will end the legal fight over an abortion clinic requirement...

Alabama judicial panel will hear arguments in Moore case

Published Jun. 27 2016

Lawyers for Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore— who faces possible removal from office over his actions during the fight over...

Chattanooga legislators introduce 'Blue Lives Matter' bill

Published Jun. 27 2016

McCormick and Gardenhire, who are both Chattanooga Republicans, have a bill that would automatically elevate Class A and Class B...

Lt. Governor Ramsey appoints Senator Todd Gardenhire to higher education task force

Published Jun. 27 2016

Lt. Governor Ron Ramsey (R-Blountville) today appointed Senator Todd Gardenhire (R-Chattanooga) to the Tennessee Higher Education Task Force.

Here's how the Supreme Court's abortion ruling could impact Tennessee

Published Jun. 27 2016

The Supreme Court has struck down Texas' widely replicated regulation of abortion clinics in the court's biggest abortion case in...

Rep. DesJarlais slams challenger Starrett as 'trust fund millionaire' [video]

Published Jun. 27 2016

Tennessee's 4th Congressional District Republican primary is firing up yet again, with incumbent Rep. Scott DesJarlais slamming challenger Grant Starrett...

Could Tennessee join fight to collect sales taxes from internet retailers?

Published Jun. 26 2016

Gov. Bill Haslam wants Tennessee to join a growing group of states seeking to force either Congress or the U.S....

Polk County, Tennessee congressional candidate wants to 'Make America White Again'

Published Jun. 22 2016

An Ocoee, Tenn., congressional candidate, who has ignited a furor with a billboard that says Make America White Again, says...


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Alabama impeachment subcommittees to consider subpoenas, counsel

Published Jun. 22 2016

A legislative committee probing if there are grounds to impeach Gov. Robert Bentley has created subcommittees to review possible subpoenas...

Alabama justice denies telling judges to block gay marriages

Published Jun. 21 2016

Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore stands accused of urging defiance against the U.S. Supreme Court decision legalizing same-sex marriage, but...