Legislative notebook: Senate OKs bill calling for constitutional convention
Tennessee will become the 22nd state to formally call for an amendment to the U.S. Constitution requiring a balanced federal budget under a bill approved Thursday by the Senate and expected to win approval as well in the House on Monday.
Dogs found shot to death off trail in Norris
Two dogs were found shot to death just off a hiking trail in Anderson County. Now animal advocates are offering a reward to find out who's responsible.
The Daily News
Strickland: Shorten Pension Ramp-Up
The Memphis City Council chairman thinks the city shouldn't take five or six years to ramp up to an annual pension fund contribution of $100 million but instead do it in two fiscal years.
Memphis Commercial Appeal
Bill that would impact Memphis pension funding goes before committees
A proposed bill that would force local governments in Tennessee to make full payments to their pension funds each year is scheduled to go before committees in the state legislature this week, preliminary steps that could lead to eventual passage.
Knoxville News Sentinel
Fishing show filming this week on Norris Lake
The hosts of the Outdoor Channel's "Fishing University" television show will be on Norris Lake this week, filming a segment for their upcoming season.
Lawmakers seek compromise on school voucher bill
Lawmakers trying to decide on a limited school voucher program in Tennessee or a broader one say they're close to reaching a compromise.