UPDATED: Supreme Court overturns bans on gay marriage in all 50 states

Published Jun. 26 2015

The Supreme Court declared today that same-sex couples have a right to marry anywhere in the United States.

TN lawmakers drafting Pastor Protection Act in response to same-sex marriage ruling

Published Jun. 26 2015

NASHVILLE -- Today's U.S. Supreme Court decision legalizing same-sex marriage in Tennessee and across the country already has two socially...

First same-sex marriage licenses issued in Chattanooga after Supreme Court ruling as Tenn. AG sounds off

Published Jun. 26 2015

County clerks in Tennessee may now issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples, according to the state's County Technical Assistance Service.

Haslam: State will seek guidance if same-sex marriage ruled legal

Published Jun. 26 2015

Gov. Bill Haslam said Thursday that the state continues to talk to Tennessee's 95 county clerks, and state Attorney General...

'Surprised' Haslam has mixed feelings on top court's health care law ruling

Published Jun. 25 2015

NASHVILLE -- Republican Gov. Bill Haslam said today he's "surprised" and has mixed feelings over today's U.S. Supreme Court decision...

Top Tennessee lawmakers seek decision on Forrest bust

Published Jun. 25 2015

NASHVILLE — Though he calls it a "knee-jerk reaction" to the Charleston church massacre, Tennessee Senate Speaker Ron Ramsey is...

Gov. Bill Haslam's communications director, Alexia Poe, exiting

Published Jun. 25 2015

NASHVILLE — Gov. Bill Haslam on Wednesday announced that his director of communications, Alexia Poe, is leaving the administration Friday...

TN Democratic Party accused of trying to make money from Charleston tragedy

Published Jun. 22 2015

An email today from Tennessee Democratic Party Chair Mary Mancini that links last week's shooting death of nine people at...

Did TN Gov. Bill Haslam just invade Georgia?

Published Jun. 22 2015

NASHVILLE -- Someone call Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal and fast! The state of Tennessee appears to have invaded the Peach...

New Tennessee website launches featuring state's $46,000 logo

Published Jun. 22 2015

Tennessee government's revamped website is up and running and, yes, the site features the state's controversial new TN logo.

Tennessee Democrats take aim at Todd Gardenhire

Published Jun. 21 2015

Tennessee Democrats have named their enemy No. 1 for 2016: Republican state Sen. Todd Gardenhire.

Behind the Tennessee logo, website glitches

Published Jun. 20 2015

NASHVILLE — The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has rejected — at least for now — granting a trademark to...

Feds say Tennessee can't trademark embattled new logo

Published Jun. 19 2015

Gov. Bill Haslam has said one of the main points of creating a new state logo is that Tennessee can't...

Tennessee representative pleads not guilty to fraud, tax evasion

Published Jun. 19 2015

State Rep. Joe Armstrong of Knoxville has pleaded not guilty to federal fraud and tax evasion charges connected to an...

Feds charge Knoxville's state Rep. Joe Armstrong with fraud, tax evasion

Published Jun. 17 2015

NASHVILLE -- Democratic state Rep. Joe Armstrong of Knoxville has been indicted on federal fraud and tax evasion charges connected...

TN preparing in case Supreme Court legalizes same-sex marriage, governor says

Published Jun. 17 2015

NASHVILLE -- Gov. Bill Haslam says state officials are discussing how Tennessee will proceed should the U.S. Supreme Court rule...

Haslam: "Wait" to deal with Supreme Court health exchange ruling

Published Jun. 17 2015

NASHVILLE — Despite a pending U.S. Supreme Court ruling on whether taxpayer subsidies for people on federally operated health insurance...

Haslam announces members of Governor's Teacher Cabinet

Published Jun. 16 2015

NASHVILLE - One of the state's largest school districts failed to nominate its top teachers to a special group formed...

Tennessee's new $46,000 logo wins 'Pork of the Year' award

Published Jun. 16 2015

NASHVILLE -- It was a tough fight, but a Nashville free-market think tank and advocacy group says voters on its...

Governor plans road show on possible gas tax hike for roads

Published Jun. 14 2015

Gov. Bill Haslam will hit the road this summer to talk about roads and how to build and maintain them.

TN Gov. Bill Haslam defends new $46,000 state logo

Published Jun. 11 2015

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam today defended the state's new logo design, saying the Volunteer State needs a consistent source of...

State departments don't want to use new $46,000 TN logo

Published Jun. 11 2015

Multiple state departments want exemptions from having to use Tennessee's new logo.

Haslam signs School Choice Bill for special needs students

Published Jun. 10 2015

Gov. Bill Haslam ceremonially signed the Individualized Education Act on Wednesday in Nashville, allowing the families of children with special...