Internet sales tax proposal coming before Tennessee legislative panel

Published Dec. 13 2016

A top Tennessee lawmaker says it's up in the air as to what action a legislative panel will take this...

Georgia holding election for last state Senate seat today

Published Dec. 13 2016

Georgia's last state Senate seat will be filled tonight. Or at least, the field for that seat will shrink.

Immigrant rights convention in Nashville shifts focus after Trump win

Published Dec. 13 2016

Organizers of a national conference aimed at promoting the rights of immigrants to the United States had to make some...


Lawsuit claims Tennessee GOP donor Andy Miller hired political allies

Published Dec. 13 2016

A lawyer for a prominent Republican donor is disputing former executives' claims that client Andy Miller Jr. hired political allies,...

Governor seeks quick action on disaster request for Tennessee [photos]

Published Dec. 12 2016

Tennessee's governor has sent a request to President Barack Obama to expedite a major disaster declaration for five of the...

Immigrants, advocates convene ahead of Trump inauguration

Published Dec. 12 2016

More than 1,000 immigrants and refugee rights leaders are convening in Nashville as President-elect Donald Trump prepares to take office.

Alexander, Corker score big bipartisan victories

Published Dec. 11 2016

Sens. Lamar Alexander and Bob Corker each scored big bipartisan victories last week as Congress wrapped up its work for...

Performance audit finds key failures within Tennessee Alcoholic Beverage Commission

Published Dec. 9 2016

Years of damning audits leave lawmakers with a looming decision on whether to keep or blow up Tennessee's Alcoholic Beverage...

New Tennessee plan would give school districts more control

Published Dec. 7 2016

Tennessee is proposing a plan that would give local school districts more control over issues such as improving poor-performing schools.

Tennessee lawmakers win National Black Caucus elections

Published Dec. 7 2016

Several Democratic state lawmakers from Tennessee have been elected to leadership roles within the National Black Caucus of State Legislators.

State probe of Jeremy Durham's campaign finances expected to extend into next year

Published Dec. 7 2016

State campaign finance officials' investigation into Jeremy Durham is not expected to be complete until sometime early next year, according...

Tennessee lawmakers to convene in January, elect leaders

Published Dec. 6 2016

State lawmakers are scheduled to convene the 110th Tennessee General Assembly on Jan. 10.


State museum foundation chairman resigns

Published Dec. 6 2016

A Nashville lawyer who has served 26 years on a board that raises money for the Tennessee State Museum has...

Former Tennessee lawmaker hopes community support will help probation bid

Published Dec. 5 2016

Church, community and political leaders are expected to appear in federal court next month to show their support for former...

Haslam, Alexander and Corker visit tornado-ravaged parts of Tennessee

Published Dec. 2 2016

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam, accompanied by U.S. Senators Lamar Alexander and Bob Corker and safety agency officials, visited tornado-damaged sites...

Haslam, Alexander, Corker to visit storm-damaged McMinn and Polk counties

Published Dec. 2 2016

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and U.S. Senators Lamar Alexander and Bob Corker will tour storm-damaged areas in McMinn and Polk...

Haslam heading to wildfire-ravaged Gatlinburg today

Published Dec. 2 2016

Thousands of people were preparing Friday morning to get their first look at what remains of their homes and businesses...

Tennessee executive residence open house starts Friday

Published Dec. 1 2016

Gov. Bill Haslam and first lady Crissy Haslam are inviting Tennessee residents to tour the executive residence and see its...

Tennessee House Democrats keep top party leaders in place

Published Nov. 29 2016

House Democrats retained their top leaders in the state House Democratic Caucus on Saturday in a fireworks-free caucus election.

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam doubles down on internet sales tax

Published Nov. 29 2016

Gov. Bill Haslam renewed the case for his internet sales tax proposal on Cyber Monday, calling the current structure unfair...

Haslam believes he has 'good problem' on his hands regarding proposed budget

Published Nov. 27 2016

Putting the finishing touches on the budget he'll present to lawmakers early next year, Gov. Bill Haslam said he has...

Gov. Bill Haslam thanks wildfire fighters for their extraordinary efforts

Published Nov. 24 2016

Cooler temperatures are making it easier on firefighters battling wildfires that have burned thousands of acres across the region, but...

Gov. Haslam visits Woodmore Elementary, notes community has seen 'more than its share' of tragedies

Published Nov. 23 2016

Visiting Chattanooga's Woodmore Elementary School this morning, Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam said Monday's bus crash tragedy in which five children...