Yager touts failure of school voucher bill

NASHVILLE — In an email to constituents Thursday, state Sen. Ken Yager, R-Harriman, talked Common Core, school vouchers, BEP funding and other educational issues. Yager,...

TVA records near-record power demand

The Tennessee Valley Authority reports that the weekend’s cold snap, which dipped down to 14 degrees across the Tennessee Valley, ranked fourth in the...

Tennessee finally declared drought-free

For the first time in well over a year, Tennessee is officially free of drought conditions. In its latest update, issued Thursday, the U.S. Drought...

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...

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...

TCAP won’t count, state says

NASHVILLE — TN Ready, the beleaguered statewide assessment being administered in public schools this week and last, will not count against students, teachers or...

Governor's signature ends 'forced annexation'

NASHVILLE — Gov. Bill Haslam today signed a bill requiring cities and towns to hold referendums in order to annex new properties. The legislation, sponsored...

Mining ban to be attempted again

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

Wamp touts conservative values, blasts both parties

Calling himself an "independent-minded conservative," Weston Wamp was critical of his incumbent opponent, Chuck Fleischmann, and the Republican Party as a whole during a...

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...
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