4:00 PM Dec 17, 2014
Gov. Bill Haslam
Gov. Bill Haslam unveiled Monday his Insure Tennessee plan, a two-year pilot program to provide health care coverage to Tennesseans who currently don’t have access to health insurance or have limited options.
2:00 PM Dec 12, 2014
State lawmakers Wednesday elected a Wilson County representative to a key committee in the state House of Representatives.
9:00 AM Sep 27, 2014
State Sen. Mae Beavers and Rep. Mark Pody sponsored a bill in the 108th general assembly earlier this year to make Sandy the official state artifact.
8:00 PM Sep 25, 2014
As the debate over immigration policy continues in Tennessee and across the nation, Nashville continues to move ahead with its own efforts to engage and empower immigrants who call the city home.
3:00 PM Sep 19, 2014
Gov. Bill Haslam
NASHVILLE – Gov. Bill Haslam announced the completion of the Employment First Task Force report that outlines the steps the task force would take to expand integrated, competitive employment for people with disabilities, as well as progress the group has already made.
2:00 PM Sep 12, 2014
Gov. Bill Haslam
NASHVILLE – One thing nearly all Tennesseans can agree on is they want good health and independence as they age, and efforts are under way in the state to make sure those opportunities exist today and into the future.
12:00 PM Aug 27, 2014
Susan Lynn
Americans for Prosperity Tennessee recently named Rep. Susan Lynn a “champion for prosperity” among state legislators.
2:00 PM Jul 24, 2014
(MCT) -- Three legal advocacy organizations filed a federal class action lawsuit Wednesday against TennCare, Tennessee’s Medicaid program, saying that the state has “broken a decades-old promise to its most vulnerable residents” by implementing new policies the groups say deprive thousands of eligible people -- including newborns, pregnant women and the elderly -- from coverage.
2:00 PM May 24, 2014
Gov. Bill Haslam
Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam announced the appointments of 116 Tennesseans to 39 boards and commissions, which included three Wilson County residents.
9:00 PM May 14, 2014
Gov. Bill Haslam
COOKEVILLE – Gov. Bill Haslam held a ceremonial bill signing Tuesday at Tutco Inc. to sign the “Tennessee Promise” legislation into law.
8:00 AM Apr 19, 2014
The Tennessee General Assembly finished up Thursday, but not before passing a bill that would limit sales of cold medications containing pseudoephedrine.
9:58 PM Apr 14, 2014
NASHVILLE (MCT) – The Tennessee General Assembly is working to end its 2014 session Tuesday or Wednesday, plowing through scores of bills in the process.
8:00 PM Apr 9, 2014
John Ray Clemmons
Lebanon native John Ray Clemmons, an attorney, recently kicked off his campaign to represent District 55 in the Tennessee House of Representatives by filing his qualifying petition with the Davidson County Election Commission. Clemmons will appear on the Aug. 7 Democratic primary ballot.
8:00 AM Apr 9, 2014
Tennesseans may soon no longer need a permit to openly carry a handgun.
8:00 AM Apr 3, 2014
Several different pieces of legislation affecting the area are making their way through the Tennessee General Assembly.
4:00 PM Mar 29, 2014
State senators on Thursday overwhelmingly approved the most far-reaching change ever in Tennessee’s nearly 60-year-old annexation laws, teeing up the bill for final passage next week on the House floor.
11:00 AM Mar 25, 2014
State lawmakers are eyeing a bill that would allow certain motorcyclists to ride without helmets.