11:00 AM Mar 9, 2014
NASHVILLE (MCT) – Gov. Bill Haslam says he's still no fan of a fast-moving effort by fellow Republicans in the Legislature to strip local governments of their ability to ban guns from local parks.
12:00 PM Mar 6, 2014
NASHVILLE (MCT) – Two Senate Committee chairmen are warning top University of Tennessee leaders that state funding for the university could be jeopardized if they don't rein in the "Sex Week" program being held this week on the Knoxville campus.
9:00 PM Feb 27, 2014
Gov. Bill Haslam
NASHVILLE (MCT) – Gov. Bill Haslam said Wednesday that legislative efforts to make children of illegal immigrants eligible for in-state college tuition have "some merit," but he doesn't see including them in his own proposal to offer free tuition to students attending community colleges.
4:00 PM Feb 20, 2014
NASHVILLE (MCT) – Tennessee's fines for driving without a seat belt would more than double under a Haslam administration bill that Safety Department officials say is needed to cut the death toll on Tennessee highways.
5:00 PM Feb 19, 2014
NASHVILLE (MCT) – Sen. Mike Bell on Tuesday shelved his bill aimed at protecting wedding-related business from lawsuits for refusing service to same-sex couple if it violates owners' religious beliefs.
12:00 PM Feb 19, 2014
NASHVILLE (MCT) – Rep. Richard Floyd says he is sponsoring a resolution condemning the University of Tennessee's "Sex Week" because "people in my district are fed up with the perversion."
10:00 PM Feb 13, 2014
NASHVILLE (MCT) – Despite opposition from some members of his own party, Sen. Todd Gardenhire, R-Chattanooga, on Wednesday persuaded a key panel to approve his bill allowing U.S.-born children of illegal immigrants living in Tennessee to attend public colleges paying in-state tuition rates.
5:00 PM Jan 17, 2014
Gov. Bill Haslam
NASHVILLE (MCT) – Gov. Bill Haslam on Thursday staked out a middle ground on anti-methamphetamine measures, proposing a bill that requires a prescription to obtain more than a 20-day supply of cold remedies used to manufacture meth.
7:00 PM Jan 6, 2014
NASHVILLE (MCT) – With less than 10 months to go before Election Day 2014, it appears that Tennessee Republican Gov. Bill Haslam may stroll to re-election.