3:00 PM Jul 21, 2015
I extend my sincerest condolences to the families of our servicemen whose lives were taken in a horrific act of planned terrorism. Having served both in the military and as a law enforcement officer in Tennessee, I have a deep and abiding gratitude and respect for anyone who chooses to serve in uniform.
12:00 PM Jul 10, 2015
A stop on the Tennessee Justice Center’s summer research tour will gauge health care conditions in Sumner, Wilson, Trousdale, and Robertson counties and result in statewide impact report
8:00 PM Jul 1, 2015
Veterans groups across Tennessee are fuming over changes to a property tax relief program for totally disabled veterans and elderly residents that will double taxes for some homeowners this year.
4:00 PM Jul 1, 2015
Dozens of new Tennessee laws go into effect July 1 and several will alter state laws already in place.
9:00 AM Jun 26, 2015
In reaction that largely went along party lines, Tennessee’s Republicans were angered and Democrats were delighted when the U.S. Supreme Court again ruled the Affordable Care Act constitutional by a 6-3 vote in what might be the law’s last major judicial challenge.
4:00 PM Jun 25, 2015
NASHVILLE -- Republican Gov. Bill Haslam said Tuesday he favors removing the bust of Confederate Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest, a founder of the Ku Klux Klan, from Tennessee’s state Capitol amid a growing uproar over Confederate symbols in the South.
8:00 AM Jun 25, 2015
Not only will fine triple, but authorities will have right to tow your car
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