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Despite backing from well-financed national lobbying organizations and Gov. Bill Haslam, legislation to implement a school voucher system in Tennessee is dead for another year, the bill's House sponsor said Tuesday.
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Gov. Bill Haslam 's signature proposal to create a program that would cover tuition at two-year colleges for any high school graduate is headed to his desk after passing the House on Tuesday.
On Monday, the Tennessee House of Representatives voted 97-0 in favor of SB 2531, the Senate version of a bill approving a four-year study of the use of cannibidiol oil in treating intractable seizures.
A Maryville woman led the Blount County Sheriff deputies on a high speed chase Tuesday morning that ended in a two vehicle accident.
Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam has signed SB1771, Knife Rights' bill repealing the state's antiquated ban on switchblade knives and possession of knives over four inches in length " with intent to go armed ."
Tennessee is poised to become the first state in country to subject women to criminal assault charges if they use drugs during their pregnancy.
Medical specialists and reproductive rights groups across Tennessee are urging Republican Gov. Bill Haslam to veto a measure that would criminalize women for their pregnancy outcomes.
Tuition fees could soon be slashed for some out of state students looking to enroll at the University of Memphis.
Last month, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush was in Nashville and joined U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander and me for a great discussion about education and workforce readiness.
Despite backing from well-financed national lobbying organizations and Gov. Bill Haslam, legislation to implement a school voucher system in Tennessee is dead for another year, the bill's House sponsor said today.
The calendar shows April 15, and you haven't even started on your federal tax return? Don't fret.
A bill to allow stronger beer to be sold in Tennessee supermarkets and convenience stores is headed for Governor Bill Haslam's desk.
A year to the day after federal agents conducted a very public raid on the Knoxville headquarters of a chain of more than 500 truck stops a big question still hangs in the air.
Virginia Republicans were supposed to be squirming by now. For months, their opposition to expanding Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act has put them at odds with some traditional allies in the business world.
A bill to allow gun owners to openly carry their weapons faces a controversial path if it were to passed in the Tennessee House like it was last week in the State Senate.
The House gave final legislative approval Monday to a bill giving the State Board of Education authority to approve a charter school application that has been turned down by local school boards.