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
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.