2:00 PM Mar 10, 2015
The fastest way to shut down access to government records is to charge fees people can’t afford to pay.
1:02 PM Mar 10, 2015
As I write this column in the Southwest corner, I feel pulled in two directions.
3:00 PM Mar 7, 2015
We’re in the midst of a severe flu season, but it’s not too late to help protect yourself and your family from getting the flu.
3:00 PM Mar 3, 2015
No matter what part of the state you live in, I think the weather has been on Tennesseans’ minds, and in certain areas, it’s affecting your day-to-day life in a very real way.
4:00 PM Feb 27, 2015
Representatives of my daughter Heather-Ashleigh will be in the office today selling Girl Scout cookies. Of course, no one should feel any pressure to buy from her just because she’s the boss’s daughter. I know there’s a rumor going around that Roberts was fired last year for not placing an order, but that’s not true. He was fired for wearing a suit on casual Friday.
3:00 PM Feb 27, 2015
Last year, Gov. Bill Haslam made a significant investment in the future of Tennesseans when he signed the Tennessee Promise program into law. This program, which offers future graduates of any Tennessee high school the opportunity to receive two years of community or technical college tuition-free, will surely open doors for thousands of young men and women to get the education they need to start their careers and find good-paying jobs.
3:00 PM Feb 26, 2015
Chris Wyre
When you read about the governor’s cuts in the state budget, the revenue removed doesn’t usually have such dramatic impact on you or the county in which you live.
3:00 PM Feb 24, 2015
The Tennessee General Assembly has a lot on its plate this session.
3:00 PM Feb 17, 2015
From smallpox to polio, we have learned in the United States that vaccines save lives. And yet a troubling number of parents are not vaccinating their children.
3:00 PM Feb 11, 2015
The day the U.S. is without nuclear power is a day we don’t want to see in our country’s future.
3:00 PM Feb 4, 2015
I was honored to be sworn in for my second term as governor Jan. 17.
3:00 PM Feb 3, 2015
As a nurse serving Tennesseans for more than 32 years, I know intimately what sickness looks like, and what it takes to build a healthy life.
3:00 PM Jan 29, 2015
It stands to reason that there is one group of vulnerable Tennesseans we all must band together to protect: our family, friends and neighbors with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
3:00 PM Jan 28, 2015
The Tennessee Medical Association fully supports Insure Tennessee as a way to extend health insurance coverage to more working Tennesseans.
6:00 PM Jan 24, 2015
Last week, I was elected by my Republican colleagues to be the chairman of the Senate’s Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions. This is one of the Senate’s most active committees, and the work of no other Senate committee affects the daily lives of Tennesseans more than this one.
6:00 PM Jan 23, 2015
January was proclaimed National Mentoring Month. Mentoring can strengthen families, schools, businesses and communities.
3:00 PM Jan 22, 2015
If you’ve thought about mentoring, there’s no time like the present to start the process.