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8 hrs ago | Memphis Commercial Appeal
Tennessee legislative Democrats said Tuesday that their biggest disappointment in the 2014 legislative session was the failure to expand Medicaid to cover more of the state's uninsured working poor.
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11 hrs ago | Media Matters for America
With Republicans in control of the state legislature and governor's office, Tennessee has become an easy target for out-of-state dark money groups looking to push corporate interests through state legislatures.
17 hrs ago | The Leaf-Chronicle
The Legislature's finest moment came when lawmakers passed a bill that will allow any high school graduate to attend a community college or trade school free of charge.
Tennessee is poised to pass a law that would send new mothers to jail, and it's driving a wedge between Republicans The Tennessee state Legislature recently passed the first bill in the nation that would charge a woman with criminal assault if she uses illegal drugs during her pregnancy and her fetus or newborn is considered harmed as a result.
The United Auto Workers put an end to their current attempt at unionizing Volkswagen's Tennessee plant today by announcing they were dropping their appeal of the February vote, in which workers decided against letting the UAW in, 712-626.
Duncan-Parnell is excited to announce expansion into Tennessee. Effective May 1, 2014, Tennesseans can purchase geospatial products and services directly through Duncan-Parnell.
Heads up if you will be driving Interstate 26 through Johnson City this week -- delays are possible on several afternoons.
A veteran from Tennessee is getting recognition for his military service 70 years ago.
A preliminary investigation by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives has determined that a deadly explosion at a Tennessee ammunition plant was accidental.
Sun Photo By O.J. Early Britton Dotson, deputy director of the Division of Water Resources for the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation, speaks to the crowd assembled at West Greene High School on Thursday night to offer comments on US Nitrogen's revised water permit applications.
Sen. Bob Corker , R-Tenn., said Thursday he will not comply with a subpoena issued by the United Auto Workers to appear at a regional National Labor Relations Board hearing April 21. Fellow Tennessee Republicans, Gov. Bill Haslam and state Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bill Hagerty, said Wednesday they will likely refuse UAW ... (more)
A Clarksville woman celebrated her 110th birthday Thursday. Jennie Beatrice Burton Ramey, known to family and friends as "Mama Jennie," will officially turn 110 years old this Saturday.
A bill is headed for the governor's desk in Tennessee that would allow for a woman to be prosecuted if she illegally takes drugs while pregnant and the child is harmed.
Yes, yes! In a rare and grand bi-partisan move, Tennessee legislature approved an educational measure called the Tennessee Promise .
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.