A Chattanooga judge is questioning the state's decision to close the county's only center that reinstates driver's licenses, saying it will lead to more unlicensed drivers on local roads.
NASHVILLE — State Rep. Mike Carter, R-Ooltewah, says he will renew his push to require voters' consent before cities can annex their property, even as a state study panel says it may need more time for its annexation recommendations.
RINGGOLD, Ga. — During a visit with local business leaders, Gov. Nathan Deal said Tuesday that a vote in the U.S. House of Representatives today could affect Northwest Georgia.
State Sen. Mark Green, R-Clarksville, only wanted to become a doctor when a sudden esophagus rupture nearly killed his father. The heroics of saving everyday people inspired him to pursue the stethoscoped career.
NASHVILLE — Four same-sex couples who were legally married in other states filed a lawsuit Monday challenging Tennessee's laws that prohibit recognition of their marriages.
NASHVILLE — Gov. Bill Haslam and lobbyist and political consultant Tom Ingram have maintained for months that none of Ingram's advice to Haslam, which the governor paid for secretly out of his own pocket, involved campaign consulting for his 2014 re-election bid.
NASHVILLE — A new analysis warns that 161,650 low-income, adult Tennesseans risk disappearing into a health "coverage gap" when the federal Affordable Care Act largely takes effect on Jan. 1.
NASHVILLE — Tea party conservatives on Wednesday persuaded the state House Republican Caucus to call Tennessee's two U.S. senators and nine congressmen before the House early next year to discuss issues like states' rights, health care, immigration and personal liberty.
NASHVILLE — Republican U.S. Senate candidate Joe Carr raised just $52,000 in the third quarter for his tea party-backed GOP primary challenge to U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn.
CLEVELAND, Tenn. — Dan Howell, longtime executive assistant to Bradley County Mayor D. Gary Davis, will begin a leave of absence from there in November, possibly to run for the state House of Representatives.
NASHVILLE -- Gov. Bill Haslam announced Tuesday the Great Smoky Mountains National Park will reopen Wednesday for five days under an agreement with the National Park Service.
NASHVILLE — U.S. Senate hopeful Joe Carr today urged his GOP primary opponent Sen. Lamar Alexander not to "sell us out" amid reports that Alexander participated in discussions with top Democrats over the weekend to resolve the two-week-old federal budget impasse and avoid an historic U.S. Treasury default.
State Rep. Judd Matheny, R-Tullahoma, has a modest proposal he believes can promote "better communication" between the Republican-controlled General Assembly and Tennessee's GOP-dominated congressional delegation.
NASHVILLE — Nearly 500 Tennessee state employees whose jobs depend on federal funds are being furloughed until further notice because of the partial federal government shutdown.
NASHVILLE — Political advice isn't necessarily campaign consulting, according to the Tennessee Registry of Election Finance, which on Wednesday tossed out a complaint over Republican Gov. Bill Haslam's secret payments to lobbyist and campaign consultant Tom Ingram.