- Bill would punish drug-using pregnant women Updated: Apr-18-14 4:55 pm
- 108th General Assembly adjourns for the year Updated: Apr-17-14 5:20 pm
- Measure to allow electric chair in Tenn. Updated: Apr-17-14 12:31 pm
- Highway Patrol to host junior trooper academy Updated: Apr-17-14 3:34 am
- 2 House Dems pressing inquiry into Tenn. VW vote Updated: Apr-16-14 6:28 pm
- Senate wants schools to recite Tenn. flag salute Updated: Apr-16-14 4:05 am
- Tenn. House votes to express regret for slavery Updated: Apr-15-14 6:43 pm
- In Tenn., school voucher bill fails for session Updated: Apr-15-14 4:34 pm
- Parent trigger legislation fails this session Updated: Apr-15-14 4:25 pm
- Tenn. revenues show improvement, but still short Updated: Apr-15-14 12:40 pm
- Open gun carry bill defeated in Tenn. House panel Updated: Apr-14-14 10:35 pm
- Senate resolution honors MTSU president Updated: Apr-14-14 5:50 pm
- Lawmakers look to wrap up session early next week Updated: Apr-11-14 4:02 am
- Tenn. Legislative session nearing conclusion Updated: Apr-07-14 7:56 am
- Tenn. court decision could be blow to immigrants Updated: Apr-04-14 6:35 pm
- Haslam free tuition plan garners praise, concern Updated: Apr-04-14 12:34 pm
- Alexander has $3.1M on hand for Senate campaign Updated: Apr-04-14 4:06 am
- Appellate judge appointed to Tenn. Supreme Court Updated: Apr-03-14 6:16 pm
- For-profit charter schools bill fails in House Updated: Apr-03-14 12:47 pm
- Former AG Gonzales to be Belmont Law College dean Updated: Apr-03-14 11:05 am
- Woman found in car in Watauga Lake identified Updated: Apr-03-14 10:28 am
- Haslam regrets no raises for teachers next year Updated: Apr-02-14 6:28 pm
- Flinn joins ranks of Alexander's GOP challengers Updated: Apr-02-14 4:03 am
- Rep. Barrett Rich to retire from Tenn. House Updated: Apr-02-14 4:03 am
- Bill to prohibit teacher licensure rules Updated: Apr-01-14 4:53 pm
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - Opponents of a Tennessee bill that would punish pregnant women who abuse narcotics say it will have the unintended consequence of hurting the very people it's supposed to protect: the babies.
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - State lawmakers concluded a session Thursday in which they approved measures to allow folks to buy wine in grocery stores, fight methamphetamine production and give high school graduates free tuition at community colleges.
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - Tennessee could electrocute death row inmates if lethal injection drugs are unavailable under legislation that's headed for Republican Gov. Bill Haslam's desk.
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - The Tennessee Highway Patrol is accepting applications for its youth and junior trooper academy.
WASHINGTON - Two House Democrats said Wednesday they are beginning their own inquiry into whether Tennessee state officials may have violated "or otherwise run afoul of" federal law by their alleged conduct ahead of a vote by workers at a Volkswagen factory in Chattanooga, Tennessee, that rejected a bid to be represented by the United Auto Workers union.
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - The recitation of a little-known "Salute to the Flag of Tennessee" in the state Senate is often met with confusion with visitors to the upper chamber of the General Assembly.
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - The state House has voted to express "profound regret" for slavery and segregation in Tennessee, but stopped short of an outright apology.
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - Gov. Bill Haslam's proposal to create a program that gives parents the option to move a child from a failing public school to a private school has once again failed to pass.
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - A bill seeking to make it easier for parents to convert struggling public schools into charter schools failed in a House subcommittee on Tuesday even though its sponsor says it's another tool to reform education in Tennessee.
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - Tennessee revenue collections are showing signs of improvement, but are still well below expectations.
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - A bill seeking to allow Tennesseans to openly carry firearms in public without permits was overwhelmingly defeated a House subcommittee on Monday night.
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - Middle Tennessee State University President Sidney McPhee was honored by the state Senate for an award he received in Beijing.
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - Now that lawmakers have passed an annual spending plan - the lone major piece of legislation the state constitution requires them to approve each year - they are hoping to wrap up the 108th General Assembly as early as Tuesday.
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - Legislative leaders are hoping to adopt Tennessee's annual spending plan as early as this week, clearing the way to the conclusion of the legislative session.
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - The Tennessee Supreme Court issued a decision Friday that could be a blow to immigrants who were never told that they can still be deported for a crime that has been wiped off their criminal record.
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - Gov. Bill Haslam's signature higher-education proposal this year appears on track to pass as lawmakers enter the waning days of the legislative session.
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - Republican U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander raised $614,000 in the first quarter, leaving him with $3.1 million on hand for his bid for a third term.
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - Republican Gov. Bill Haslam on Thursday named Criminal Appeals Judge Jeff Bivins to fill an upcoming vacancy on the Tennessee Supreme Court bench.
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - A proposal to allow charter schools in Tennessee to be operated by for-profit groups failed in its final committee vote Thursday before reaching the House floor for debate.
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - Former U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales has been named dean of Belmont University's College of Law.
BUTLER, Tennessee - The Tennessee Highway Patrol says a woman whose body was found in a car in Watauga Lake on Monday has been identified as 81-year-old Juanita G. Ramsey, of Chuckey.
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - Gov. Bill Haslam said Wednesday that he regrets not being able to give the state's teachers a raise and pledged to find ways to increase their pay after vowing to do so last year.
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - State Rep. Barrett Rich says he won't run for another term representing his rural West Tennessee district in the House this year.
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - A proposal that would prohibit standardized test scores from being tied to teacher licensing is advancing in the House.