7:00 PM Apr 15, 2015
Haslam discusses education, health care
9:00 PM Apr 11, 2015
I(mage courtesy of Nashville Area Metropolitan Planning Organization) The map shows the proposed section of State Route 109 that is currently the subject of an access management study by the Nashville Area Metropolitian Planning Organization.
The Nashville Area Metropolitan Planning Organization scheduled three upcoming workshops in Sumner and Wilson counties to discuss a State Route 109 access management study with the public.
7:30 AM Apr 8, 2015
Susan Lynn
Measure would increase requirements on facilities that perform abortions
2:00 PM Apr 3, 2015
A bill that would stiffen the requirements for a medical facility to legally perform abortions in the state advanced Wednesday in the House Health subcommittee.
8:00 AM Apr 2, 2015
The Tennessee Senate approved a bill Wednesday allowing people with valid handgun carry permits to carry their firearms in any state, county or municipal park or recreation area.
10:00 PM Apr 1, 2015
AAA announced strong opposition to bills that would substantially weaken Tennessee’s motorcycle helmet law.
9:00 AM Apr 1, 2015
Bill Haslam
Haslam’s plan would have given nearly 300K low-income people health coverage
9:00 PM Mar 27, 2015
State Rep. Steve McDaniel took off notice Wednesday a bill that would allow new charges to be assessed citizens who want to inspect public records.
8:00 PM Mar 27, 2015
Gov. Bill Haslam
An analysis by the Tennessee Health Care Campaign of Census data, Bureau of Labor statistics and two recently released reports indicate Wilson County could experience direct and measurable benefits from Insure Tennessee.
5:00 PM Mar 27, 2015
Gas tanks in Tennessee may remain full for longer periods of time thanks to the availability of fuel-efficient vehicles, but the glass is half-empty when it comes to declining gas tax revenue.
11:00 AM Mar 26, 2015
Candice McQueen, Tennessee Department of Education commissioner, discussed a bill regarding teacher evaluations Wednesday during the Senate Education Committee meeting.
3:00 PM Mar 20, 2015
(AP Photo/Erik Schelzig) The House Civil Justice Committee holds a “pre-meeting” at the legislative office complex in Nashville, Tenn., on Monday. No public notice is given for the pre-meetings, which are held by at least 10 of 15 House committees. Clockwise from top left are Reps. Leigh Wilburn, R-Somerville; Mike Carter, R-Chattanooga; Sherri Jones, D-Nashville; Jim Coley, R-Bartlett; Jon Lundberg, R-Bristol; and Bill Beck, D-Nashville.
Tennessee House committees are increasingly gathering in cramped, tucked-away conference rooms in the legislative office complex to hold secret “pre-meetings” to discuss pending legislation. The public isn’t informed or invited.
11:00 AM Mar 20, 2015
Several bills sponsored by Sen. Mae Beavers will see action next week in various committees of the Tennessee General Assembly.
9:00 PM Mar 18, 2015
Tennessee’s 109th General Assembly was greeted this year with a new capitol.tn.gov website, packed with more features and functionality to enhance transparency and interactivity with citizens.
3:00 PM Mar 14, 2015
Tennessee’s voter ID law may have its day in court now that a group of college students has filed a federal lawsuit alleging the state is violating rights guaranteed to them by the U.S. Constitution.
1:00 PM Mar 13, 2015
In a display of legislative support, StudentsFirst Tennessee welcomed the backing of 20 House lawmakers who have signed on to the Tennessee Choice and Opportunity Scholarship Act as co-sponsors.
9:00 AM Mar 12, 2015
The Tennessee Senate Judiciary Committee deferred four bills Tuesday aimed to amend the state’s gun control legislation.