12:00 PM May 21, 2015
Two steps forward, one step back. That’s the evaluation by clean-energy groups of the Tennessee Valley Authority’s annual plan released last week on how the federal utility will generate electricity in the future.
9:00 AM May 21, 2015
According to a report released Tuesday by the Annie E. Casey Foundation, Tennessee has reduced the percentage of children in custody who are housed in residential settings by nearly half since 2000.
12:00 PM May 19, 2015
Mae Beavers
Beavers’ ‘waiting period’ measure signed into law
2:00 PM May 15, 2015
Gov. Bill Haslam said Wednesday Mark Cate, the governor’s chief of staff, plans to leave the administration to return to the private sector to establish a strategic consulting and management firm.
2:00 PM May 14, 2015
May is designated as national Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month.
2:00 PM May 9, 2015
Gov. Bill Haslam signed into law Friday an abortion bill sponsored by Rep. Susan Lynn, R- Mt. Juliet, which will stiffen the state’s abortion regulations.
2:00 PM Apr 29, 2015
Susan Lynn
Two local lawmakers get laws passed in General Assembly
4:00 PM Apr 25, 2015
The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation announced it will begin using all-electric mowers to care for its greens at Warriors’ Path, Pickwick Landing, Montgomery Bell, Tims Ford and Cumberland Mountain state park golf courses this year.
12:00 PM Apr 22, 2015
Proponents say it gives families, schools, state more control in education
11:00 AM Apr 22, 2015
Susan Lynn
Local lawmakers maneuver measures through House, Senate
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