Romney says climate change happening, humans contribute

Published Aug. 20 2019

U.S. Sen. Mitt Romney said Monday that he believes climate change is happening and human activity is a significant...

Tennessee House Democratic leader won't be able to press Medicaid expansion, school voucher repeal during special session

Published Aug. 19 2019

Tennessee House Democrats won't be able to push efforts to expand Medicaid or repeal a controversial school voucher law during...

Groups seek to block Tennessee voter signup penalties law

Published Aug. 19 2019

Voter registration groups are asking a judge to block Tennessee's new restrictions for signing up voters from taking effect in...


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Georgia voters challenge validity of new election system

Published Aug. 19 2019

Georgia voters who want hand-marked paper ballots are challenging the new election system state officials are rushing to implement in...

Decision time yet again for Tennessee House Republicans this week as GOP Caucus chair election looms

Published Aug. 18 2019

Four Tennessee House Republicans, including a Signal Mountain lawmaker, are set to square off Thursday in an election to become...

Tennessee judge won't dismiss embattled prosecutor from political case

Published Aug. 17 2019

A Tennessee judge ruled on Thursday that a special prosecutor who has come under fire for making anti-gay and anti-Islam...

Coalition of states and cities opposes Alabama's effort to exclude migrants in Census

Published Aug. 16 2019

A coalition of 15 states and several major cities is opposing a lawsuit by the state of Alabama that would...

New York pursuing Sacklers' financial records in opioid case

Published Aug. 16 2019

New York officials are demanding that banks and other companies with connections to the family that owns OxyContin maker Purdue...

Tennessee Court Talk podcast launches

Published Aug. 16 2019

A new podcast called Tennessee Court Talk brings together the very best law experts to discuss topics affecting judges, attorneys,...

Tennessee ends fiscal year with $600 million-plus surplus

Published Aug. 15 2019

Tennessee government's overall tax collections in July fell slightly short of budget estimates, but the state nonetheless still wrapped up...

How did Hamilton County students perform on TNReady tests this year?

Published Aug. 15 2019

A day after Hamilton County Schools officials announced "historic, unprecedented" growth in student academic achievement, the Tennessee Department of Education...

Georgia must scrap old voting machines after 2019

Published Aug. 15 2019

A federal judge overseeing a challenge to Georgia's outdated voting system said that after years of inaction in the face...

Rep. Chuck Fleischmann hosting Labor Day fundraiser picnic in Georgetown, Tennessee

Published Aug. 15 2019

Rep. Chuck Fleischmann, R-Tenn., will be hosting a Labor Day barbecue and picnic in Georgetown, Tennessee.

Inmate asks for electric chair death in Thursday execution

Published Aug. 14 2019

A Tennessee inmate has made a last-minute request to be put to death in the electric chair, an option his...

Sen. Bell wrestling over whether Tennessee bill aiming to ban most abortions is best legal strategy to overturn Roe v. Wade

Published Aug. 14 2019

After two days of hearings earlier this week, Tennessee Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Mike Bell said he is weighing whether...

Over 400 sex abuse suits filed as litigation window opens

Published Aug. 14 2019

The Roman Catholic Church, the Boy Scouts, schools and hospitals, the late financier Jeffrey Epstein are some of the targets...

Signal Mountain Rep. Patsy Hazlewood announces bid for Tennessee House GOP Caucus chair

Published Aug. 13 2019

Signal Mountain Rep. Patsy Hazlewood announced Tuesday she is running for the Tennessee House Republican Caucus chair post left open...

Tennessee abortion rights defenders vow to sue state if near-total ban enacted

Published Aug. 13 2019

In a marathon, sometimes emotional hearing Tuesday, abortion rights advocates warned Tennessee Republican senators they will sue the state and...

Coalition of 22 Democratic-led states sue Trump administration over new coal rules

Published Aug. 13 2019

A coalition of 22 Democratic-led states sued the Trump administration Tuesday over its decision to ease restrictions on coal-fired power...

Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee convenes cabinet meeting to focus on 15 distressed counties

Published Aug. 13 2019

Gov. Bill Lee is considering a wide range of recommendations designed to improve Tennessee's 15 distressed counties.

Report: Costs in most states exceed subsidies for child care

Published Aug. 13 2019

Child care costs in most states exceed federal subsidy payments provided to low-income parents, according to a newly released report...


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Tennessee Republican senators, proponents argue over near-total abortion ban proposal

Published Aug. 12 2019

Tennessee Senate Republicans and fellow abortion rights opponents divided sharply Monday over a proposed near-total abortion ban that would be...

Hamilton County has 'willfully' violated multiple open records laws in recent weeks, according to experts

Published Aug. 12 2019

Experts suggest the Hamilton County Attorney's Office "willfully" violated open records law by suppressing multiple recent public records requests.