NASHVILLE — Republican Gov. Bill Haslam continued to speak out Thursday against unionization of the Volkswagen assembly plant in Chattanooga, even as fellow GOP critic U.S. Sen. Bob Corker says further criticisms by him before next week's vote aren't appropriate.
NASHVILLE — Lawmakers have proposed a number of measures this legislative session targeting Tennessee's Common Core standards — including a proposal to do away with them.
State Rep. Richard Floyd, R-Chattanooga, said Thursday that he is not seeking re-election to the General Assembly in November.
NASHVILLE — The top House Democratic leader is asking the Obama administration to turn over documents detailing Republican Gov. Bill Haslam’s interactions with the administration on his Medicaid expansion proposal.
NASHVILLE — A proposed state constitutional amendment calling for the popular election of Tennessee's attorney general fell two votes short Wednesday on the Senate floor.
Georgia needs to do a better job of providing lawyers to poor people in rural counties, the state’s chief Supreme Court justice says.
NASHVILLE — U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., says he is cosponsoring two bills that would create a permanent federal income tax deduction for state and local sales taxes paid by residents of Tennessee and other states which have no general state income tax.
This is an age of more communication and less privacy.
The third time was the charm for Republican Steve Tarvin who on Tuesday night won a runoff election for the Georgia House District 2 seat, getting 1,925 votes to Neal Florence's 1,648, according to unofficial results.
Cities across Tennessee that are failing to keep up with annual required contributions to their employee retirement plans would have to do so within six years or face a penalty, under legislation proposed by state pension officials.
NASHVILLE — Republican Gov. Bill Haslam has vowed to make education a priority in Tennessee and he backed that up with a pledge Monday to allow any graduating high school senior to attend a two-year higher learning institution for free.
ATLANTA — The head of Georgia’s emergency office helped plan for the 1996 Olympics and an international meeting of foreign leaders on the state’s coastline. He leads a national association of disaster planners and testified to Congress about the threat of cyberattacks. Yet a simple snowstorm could imperil his career.
Incumbent 3rd District U.S. Rep. Chuck Fleischmann will start the campaign season with more than $400,000 in the bank, according to campaign finance reports filed Friday.
NASHVILLE — The Tennessee Board of Education has changed its stance on rules effecting the licensing of teachers.
NASHVILLE — State Rep. Mike Carter said he is continuing to explore introducing legislation amending Tennessee's strict anti-marijuana laws to allow possession of a cannabis-derived oil seemingly effective in treating a rare form of epilepsy.