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2 min ago | SFGate

Lawmakers pass Haslam free tuition plan

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.


Related Topix: US Governors, Tennessee, Lottery

4 hrs ago | The Leaf-Chronicle

Tenn. House passes cannabis oil bill 97-0

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.


Related Topix: Marijuana, Healthcare Law, Law, US Governors, Drugs

5 hrs ago | WATE-TV Knoxville

6 On Your Side Answers: How to protect your online passwords

A Maryville woman led the Blount County Sheriff deputies on a high speed chase Tuesday morning that ended in a two vehicle accident.


Related Topix: Maryville, TN, Blount County, TN, Knoxville, TN, US Governors

8 hrs ago | AmmoLand

Tennessee Switchblade Ban & Length Limit Repeal Bill Signed into Law by Governor Haslam

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 ."


Related Topix: Tennessee Government, Tennessee, US Governors

10 hrs ago | ThinkProgress

Tennessee Is About To Turn Pregnant Women Into Suspected Criminals

Tennessee is poised to become the first state in country to subject women to criminal assault charges if they use drugs during their pregnancy.


Related Topix: Tennessee Government, Tennessee, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Drugs, US Governors, US News, Liberal Political News

11 hrs ago | Salon

Medical experts urge Tennessee governor to veto bill that would jail...

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.


Related Topix: Prison, US Governors, Criminal Defense Law, Law

11 hrs ago | WMC-TV Memphis

U of M could reduce out of state tuition

Tuition fees could soon be slashed for some out of state students looking to enroll at the University of Memphis.


Related Topix: University of Memphis, Marijuana, US Governors, Sullivan County, TN

13 hrs ago | Lebanon Democrat

Bill Haslam: Looking at budget realities for the state

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.


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14 hrs ago | Knoxville News Sentinel

TN school voucher bill dead for another year

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.


Related Topix: Education, School Vouchers, US Governors, Knoxville, TN, Only, TN, Sports

15 hrs ago | WATE-TV Knoxville


The calendar shows April 15, and you haven't even started on your federal tax return? Don't fret.


Related Topix: Tax, US Governors, Sevierville, TN, Sevier County, TN, Knox County, TN, Knoxville, TN

17 hrs ago | WTVF Nashville

Strong Beer Sales Bill Headed To Governor's Desk

A bill to allow stronger beer to be sold in Tennessee supermarkets and convenience stores is headed for Governor Bill Haslam's desk.


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17 hrs ago | USA Today

Pilot Flying J investigation grinds on year after raid

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.


Related Topix: Knoxville, TN, Tax, Criminal Defense Law, Law, US Governors

20 hrs ago | WATE-TV Knoxville

Senate approves Haslam's free tuition plan

Gov. Bill Haslam's signature proposal to create a program that would cover tuition at two-year colleges for any high school graduate is a step closer to the governor's desk.


Related Topix: US Governors, Knoxville, TN, Hamblen County, TN

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Free Republic

Virginia Republicans aren’t blinking in showdown over [McAuliffe] Medicaid expansion

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.


Related Topix: US News, Healthcare Law, Law, US Governors


Open carry gun bill faces fiscal note criticism

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.


Related Topix: Tennessee Government, Tennessee, US Governors

Memphis Commercial Appeal

Bill will allow State Board of Education to approve appealed charter school applications

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.


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Business Journal

Haslam administration maneuvers to block 'open carry' gun bill

The administration of Gov. Bill Haslam has maneuvered to kill legislation that would allow Tennesseans to openly carry handguns without a permit.


Related Topix: US Governors, Tennessee

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Columbia Daily Herald

Local Briefs: Poetry sprouting in Columbia

Michelle Miller thought about it, even talked about it, for years, but she never quite found the time to do something about it - until this year.


Related Topix: Arts, Poetry, Columbia, TN, Maury County, TN, US Governors, Nashville, TN

Memphis Commercial Appeal

'Corrected' cost to implement proposed gun carry bill in Tennessee puts measure in doubt

In an unusual maneuver, Gov. Bill Haslam's administration has apparently used state legislative procedures in a move to kill a bill that would allow Tennesseans to carry handguns openly without a permit.


Related Topix: Tennessee, US Governors, Tennessee Government

WBIR-TV Knoxville

Tennessee lawmakers face crucial votes in final hours

Tennessee lawmakers have put the state budget behind them. Now they'll turn to what really worries them: getting re-elected.


Related Topix: Tennessee, Nashville, TN, US Governors, Jonesborough, TN, Standardized Testing, Education