5:00 PM Sep 2, 2015
NASHVILLE – As it now stands, Tennessee payday lenders can require borrowers to pay money back in as few as 15 days before major interest penalties kick in – and ultimately charge as much as 375 percent interest.
7:00 PM Aug 28, 2015
NASHVILLE — In response to a Joint Government Operations fact finding hearing on Aug. 19, State Senators Mae Beavers (R-Mt. Juliet), Kerry Roberts (R-Springfield), Janice Bowling (R-Tullahoma), Dolores Gresham (R-Somerville) and Paul Bailey (R-Sparta) have issued a request to Gov. Bill Haslam to enact emergency rules for abortion providers.
3:00 PM Aug 26, 2015
NASHVILLE – As many Tennessee companies ask employees to do more with less in the post-recession era, many of those workers are not being compensated for working overtime.
10:00 PM Aug 18, 2015
NASHVILLE – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam has announced the 11 colleges and universities selected to receive the Veteran Reconnect Grant, a competitive grant focused on improving the success of student veterans enrolled in Tennessee colleges and universities.
6:00 PM Aug 15, 2015
The Office of Open Records Counsel has set public hearings for Sept. 15-17 in Knoxville, Nashville and Jackson to gather input on whether citizens should have to pay local and state government to inspect public records.
3:00 PM Aug 8, 2015
In 2010, Tennesseans went to the voting booths and elected the first Republican majority in both the House and Senate for the first time in state history. Since then, this majority has grown into a supermajority — a responsibility the GOP does not take for granted.
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.