Counseling association cancels Tennessee convention

Published May. 10 2016

The American Counseling Association announced Tuesday that it is canceling plans to hold a conference in Nashville next year to...

Alabama drag queen is suspended chief justice's nightmare

Published May. 10 2016

Wearing big hair, loads of makeup and high heels, small-town drag queen Ambrosia Starling is the new worst nightmare of...

Philadelphia mayor orders TN travel ban in wake of state's new LGBT counseling law

Published May. 10 2016

Tennessee's controversial new law allowing mental health counselors to turn away LGBT clients has prompted Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney to...


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Common themes in current, past cases against Alabama justice

Published May. 9 2016

Common threads link the current effort to remove Roy Moore as Alabama's chief justice with the case that resulted in...

Georgia's top court says suit over guns at Atlanta garden can proceed

Published May. 9 2016

Georgia's highest court ruled Monday that a lawsuit filed by a gun rights group over access to the Atlanta...

North Carolina governor's administration suing federal government over LGBT rights law

Published May. 9 2016

North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory's administration sued the federal government Monday in a fight for a state law that limits...

Gov. Bill Haslam's brother who owns Cleveland Browns to be deposed in Pilot Flying J case

Published May. 8 2016

Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam has agreed to be deposed under specific conditions in civil lawsuits against the truck-stop chain...

5 Tenn. health centers getting $4 million in federal funds

Published May. 5 2016

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Federal officials say five health centers in Tennessee are receiving more than $4.2 million to help...

Justice Department: N. Carolina transgender bathroom law violates Civil Rights Act

Published May. 4 2016

A North Carolina law limiting protections to LGBT people violates federal civil rights protections and can't be enforced, The U.S....

Georgia governor vetoes 'campus-carry' concealed gun bill

Published May. 3 2016

Georgia's Republican governor vetoed a bill Tuesday allowing concealed handguns on college campuses, rejecting the proposal that a legislature controlled...

Georgia governor signs bill changing standardized testing measures

Published May. 3 2016

Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal signed a bill into law on Tuesday that will bring a wide range of changes to...

Deal signs legislation adding two members to Georgia's Supreme Court

Published May. 3 2016

Georgia's Supreme Court will expand by two members, both appointed by Gov. Nathan Deal.


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Lawsuit: Salon shampoo license requirement doesn't wash

Published May. 3 2016

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — When in the course of human events someone wants to give a shampoo at a salon,...

Road projects, teacher pay raises are top priorities in Georgia budget

Published May. 3 2016

With Interstate 75 as his backdrop, Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal stood on an under-construction interchange Monday to sign the state's...

Alabama Gov. Bentley no-show at state auditor summons

Published May. 2 2016

If Alabama State Auditor Jim Zeigler had his druthers on Monday morning, he would have interviewed an empty chair.

TN Gov. Haslam lets guns-on-campus bill become law without his signature

Published May. 2 2016

Gov. Bill Haslam said Monday he is allowing the guns-on-campus bill to become law without his signature.

Early voting opens today in Georgia

Published May. 2 2016

Georgia residents have their first chance to cast ballots in this month's primary elections today as early voting begins across...

Fantasy sports are now legal in Tennessee

Published Apr. 30 2016

The fantasy sports industry scored the ultimate money-making touchdown this week in Tennessee.

Gov. Haslam under fire for signing controversial counselors' bill into law

Published Apr. 29 2016

Republican Gov. Bill Haslam continued to take flak Thursday over his signing into law a controversial bill that allows Tennessee's...

TN Democratic Party chief says new therapist law is 'dangerous' for state

Published Apr. 28 2016

Tennessee Democratic Party Chair Mary Mancini today denounced as 'dangerous' a bill signed into law Wednesday by Republican Gov. Bill...

Haslam signs controversial bill allowing therapists to reject LGBT clients

Published Apr. 27 2016

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam today signed into law a controversial bill that allows therapists and counselors with "sincerely held principles"...


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Tennessee cancels TNReady testing for grades 3-8, ends contract with test vendor

Published Apr. 27 2016

Tennessee Education Commissioner Candice McQueen announced today that TNReady testing for grades 3-8 will be suspended for the remainder...

Alabama city passes transgender bathroom ordinance

Published Apr. 27 2016

OXFORD, Ala. — People in an Alabama city who use public restrooms intended for a gender other than what is...