Tennessee senator questions timing of Gov. Haslam's internet sales tax rule

Published Feb. 8 2017

The head of a key Senate panel isn't so sure Gov. Bill Haslam's administration made the 'wisest' decision by implementing...

Georgia lawmakers try again to allow concealed guns on public college campuses

Published Feb. 8 2017

Georgia lawmakers are again trying to allow licensed gun owners to carry concealed handguns on public college campuses.

Georgia lawmakers aim to lower THC, add autism for medical marijuana

Published Feb. 8 2017

A proposal to lower the amount of THC allowed in medical cannabis oil used by Georgians has cleared a state...


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Alabama Gov. Bentley asks 4 percent raise for state workers

Published Feb. 8 2017

Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley used the first day of the legislative session to propose a 4-percent pay raise for state...

Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley pushes prison plan in State of the State address

Published Feb. 7 2017

Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley used his State of the State address Tuesday evening to promote his $800 million prison construction...

Tennessee anti-abortion groups at crossroads on restrictions

Published Feb. 7 2017

A Tennessee anti-abortion group is urging state lawmakers invigorated by Donald Trump's presidential victory to hold off on passing new...

Tennessee lawmaker threatens to end automatic deduction of union dues for anti-outsourcing group

Published Feb. 6 2017

A Tennessee lawmaker who supports Republican Gov. Bill Haslam's efforts to privatize Fall Creek Falls State Park's hospitality operations has...

Tennessee's online sales tax rule draws legal challenge

Published Feb. 6 2017

Gov. Bill Haslam revealed Monday that Tennessee is facing a legal challenge to the state's requirement that larger online vendors...

Bill excludes churches from campaign spending disclosures

Published Feb. 6 2017

A Republican state senator wants to change Tennessee election finance law to exempt churches from having to report campaign spending...

Haslam's road plan could result in loss of DUI funds

Published Feb. 6 2017

Gov. Bill Haslam says he's open to trying to address concerns raised by Tennessee's district attorneys general that a funding...

Haslam has 'concern' about bill that could put 'Alien' on non-citizen TN ID cards

Published Feb. 5 2017

NASHVILLE — Gov. Bill Haslam says he has concerns about a bill requiring state officials to stamp terms such as...

Sen. Corker supports new Iran sanctions

Published Feb. 3 2017

Sen. Bob Corker, chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee, says he fully supports sanctions just announced by the Trump administration...

Bipartisan bill would require all school buses have safety restraint systems for kids by mid-2023

Published Feb. 3 2017

Joined by four House colleagues, state Rep. JoAnne Favors, D-Chattanooga, on Thursday filed her school bus seat belt bill addressing...

Haslam's gas tax increase for roads jolted by legislative potholes, quarreling

Published Feb. 3 2017

Better buckle up Tennesseans, the road to new transportation funding to address the state's $10.5 billion backlog of highway and...

After meeting with Flynn, Corker welcomes 'new day' on Iran with U.S. 'push back'

Published Feb. 2 2017

Declaring it's a 'new day' for U.S. relations with Iran, U.S. Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., is predicting the United State...

Sen. Corker says Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch is 'an outstanding choice' [video]

Published Feb. 2 2017

U.S. Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., met with President Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Republican Neil Gorsuch, and says he will strongly...

Tennessee lawmakers trade ideas on how to fund transportation improvements

Published Feb. 2 2017

Two top House Republican leaders on Wednesday countered Gov. Bill Haslam's proposed gas tax increases with an alternative plan that...

Haslam, Favors push dueling safety bills following fatal Chattanooga school bus crash

Published Feb. 1 2017

Gov. Bill Haslam and Rep. JoAnne Favors have dueling approaches to address safety concerns following the Nov. 21 crash of...

Two GOP leaders propose alternative to Haslam's gas tax plan

Published Feb. 1 2017

Two top House Republican leaders today countered Gov. Bill Haslam's proposed gas tax increases for better roads with an alternative...

Haslam makes broadband pitch to state Electric Cooperative Association

Published Feb. 1 2017

One day after Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam pitched lawmakers on the need for increased access to broadband internet service in...

Tennessee bill could require 'alien' on non-citizen ID cards

Published Feb. 1 2017

A Republican lawmaker introduced a bill Tuesday that would require the state Department of Safety to put 'alien' or 'non-U.S....

Governor to detractors of gas tax hike: 'Show me the math'

Published Feb. 1 2017

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam on Tuesday issued a challenge to lawmakers seeking alternatives to his proposal to hike the state's...

Travel ban popular in Trump's strongest Tennessee county

Published Feb. 1 2017

One of the common posts that shot across social media after President Trump targeted seven predominantly Muslim nations for a...