Yager joins with Haslam in drug abuse fight

NASHVILLE — State Senator Ken Yager (R-Kingston) recently participated in a Knoxville roundtable discussion with Governor Bill Haslam, Commissioner Douglas Varney and other health care...

Fitzhugh endorses Democrat Dean

NASHVILLE — In perhaps one of the least surprising election stories of the Tennessee gubernatorial campaign, State House Minority Leader Craig Fitzhugh on Friday...

Legislature approves Yager's bus bill

NASHVILLE — A measure that is expected to save local school districts more than $50 million by extending the life of school buses has...

McNally elected Lt. Governor, Speaker of Senate

NASHVILLE — The State Senate today elected Sen. Randy McNally (R-Oak Ridge) as Tennessee's 87th Speaker of the Senate. The Senate's 33 senators met...

Duncan to bid Congress goodbye after three decades

KNOXVILLE — Jimmy Duncan, R-Knoxville, the long-serving congressman in Tennessee’s 2nd District, announced Monday that he will not seek re-election next year. Duncan, who has...

Authorities allege Fentress sheriff had sex with inmates, assaulted prisoner

JAMESTOWN — The Fentress County sheriff who resigned Friday amid an investigation by federal authorities has been criminally charged, the Department of Justice announced...

State attorney general intervenes in opioids lawsuit

NASHVILLE — The office of Tennessee Attorney General Herbert H. Slatery III announced Wednesday, March 21, that Slatery has filed motions to intervene in...

Corker introduces bill to pave way to Obamacare repeal

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Bob Corker (R-Tenn.), Rob Portman (R-Ohio), Susan Collins (R-Maine), Bill Cassidy (R-La.) and Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) on Tuesday introduced an amendment...

Mining ban to be attempted again

A bill that would ban mountaintop-removal mining in Tennessee has been reintroduced in the state legislature.

Tennessee senators approve anti-annexation measure

NASHVILLE — If the state House of Representatives next week follows same course the General Assembly's upper chamber followed Thursday, Tennessee cities and towns...
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