Tennessee comptroller audit finds lack of documentation on state corporate tax incentives

Published Nov. 2 2017

Tennessee comptroller watchdogs said they found in a new audit major problems involving the awarding of some tax credits used...

Alexander hopes Congress restores insurer subsidies to limit premium hikes

Published Nov. 1 2017

Tennessee has had the biggest premium rate increases of any state for individual health insurance plans under Obamacare exchanges over...

Georgia attorney general quits defense in server wiping case

Published Nov. 1 2017

The Georgia attorney general's office will no longer represent the state's top elections official in an elections integrity lawsuit filed...


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TN House, Senate speakers: Permit holders can bring weapons into General Assembly's new building

Published Nov. 1 2017

Tennessee handgun-carry permit holders will be allowed to bring their firearms into the General Assembly's new home, Lt. Gov. Randy...

Roy Moore gathers with GOP establishment he derided

Published Nov. 1 2017

Roy Moore lunched with the Senate Republican establishment he has repeatedly derided.

Poll: Diane Black, Karl Dean have highest approval ratings in Tennessee governor's race

Published Nov. 1 2017

U.S. Rep. Diane Black and former Nashville Mayor Karl Dean have the highest approval ratings in their respective gubernatorial primaries,...

All eyes on Bredesen as Democrats seek 'game-changer' in Tennessee U.S. Senate race

Published Nov. 1 2017

Democrat Phil Bredesen's sudden interest in running for U.S. Senate has emerged as a potential game-changer in Republican-dominated Tennessee, leading...

Three UT campuses opt out of state's facility management deal with for-profit company

Published Oct. 31 2017

In a major blow to the Haslam administration, chancellors at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and two of the...

Diane Black takes aim at GOP rival Randy Boyd in Tennessee governor's race

Published Oct. 31 2017

U.S. Rep. Diane Black's gubernatorial campaign is taking aim at Republican rival Randy Boyd, launching a broadside Tuesday at the...

Tennessee Housing Development Agency expands financial help into three local counties

Published Oct. 31 2017

Beginning Nov. 1, financial assistance from the Tennessee Housing Development Agency has expanded into seven additional ZIP codes in Tennessee.

Federal oversight of county juvenile justice reduced

Published Oct. 31 2017

The U.S. Department of Justice says it no longer needs to keep such intense oversight over a Tennessee county's juvenile...

Tennessee looks to expand police crisis intervention team concept across state

Published Oct. 30 2017

Tennessee has received a $75,000 federal mental health and law enforcement grant to study and develop a plan to ultimately...


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Alabama drag queen donates items from gay marriage fight

Published Oct. 30 2017

A drag queen known for opposing Republican U.S. Senate candidate and gay marriage foe Roy Moore has given Alabama's history...

Tennessee Highway Patrol boosting DUI enforcement on Halloween

Published Oct. 30 2017

Tennessee Highway Patrol officials announced Monday they intend to boost their visibility and DUI enforcement this Halloween in an effort...

White nationalists rally in Tennessee, but outnumbered by a community groundswell

Published Oct. 28 2017

White nationalists were greatly outnumbered by counterprotesters Saturday during a "White Lives Matter" rally in Shelbyville and later decided to...

Corker hasn't ruled out challenge to Trump in 2020

Published Oct. 27 2017

Retiring U.S. Sen. Bob Corker on Friday wouldn't rule out a possible 2020 challenge to President Donald Trump, but stressed...

Blackburn says it would be 'absurd' to return drug company money

Published Oct. 27 2017

Republican U.S. Rep. Marsha Blackburn is calling it "absurd" to suggest she return contributions from big drug companies.

Haslam names new director of legislation

Published Oct. 26 2017

Gov. Bill Haslam announced Wednesday that Katie Ashley will become his new director of legislation as well as chief adviser...

Some area sheriffs, DAs back Black for governor

Published Oct. 25 2017

Bledsoe County Sheriff Jimmy Morris and 10th District DA Steve Crump are among a group of sheriffs and district attorneys...

Tennessee officials, vendor vow no more mistakes on TNReady tests

Published Oct. 25 2017

State Education Commissioner Candice McQueen and a vendor sought to reassure Tennessee lawmakers Tuesday that a testing problem involving digital...

Haslam says TNReady test snafu overblown

Published Oct. 24 2017

Gov. Bill Haslam said Tuesday he thinks last week's controversy over scoring problems impacting 9,400 students on the latest TNReady...

Tennessee lawmakers give Cordell Hull facilities management contract to Siemens, not JLL

Published Oct. 24 2017

NASHVILLE — Chicago-based real estate giant Jones Lang LaSalle will not handle facilities management services at Tennessee lawmakers' new home...

In Alabama, Jones touts his role jailing murderous Klansmen

Published Oct. 24 2017

Alabama Democrat Doug Jones is betting his underdog bid for the U.S. Senate gets a boost, at home and nationally,...