A five-hour listening session at Fort Campbell last night — with more than 1,900 people attending — made a case to military higher-ups about why the army post should be spared reductions.
Tuesday night is Clarksville’s chance to make its case for preserving as many jobs as possible at Fort Campbell. Local leaders have been working to recruit an overflow crowd in order to persuade Pentagons officials, going as far as to put up Interstate billboards advertising the so-called “listening session.”
We recently read a Washington Post article about the diversity of Congress, and that got us wondering: What are the demographics of Tennessee’s 109th General Assembly?
Should Nashville have its own minimum wage? It’s a move made recently in neighboring states and nearby cities. There’s been little-to-no support for raising the mandated base pay at the state level, but there have been rumblings on the city level.
State Rep. Mike Sparks calls on legislators to consider alternatives to traditional textbooks.
Tenn. Gov. Bill Haslam challenged Tennesseans to raise their standards in his second inaugural address.
The Tennessee governor lays out his plans for his second term. Read the speech or listen to it here:
Celebrations also include a ball and prayer breakfast.
President Barack Obama has been touting two Tennessee programs in the lead-up to his State of the Union address.
More soldiers from the 101st airborne division will be coming home from Liberia in early February. But the rest are waiting to hear whether the mission to fight Ebola is over — or whether they’ll be sent to a different part of West Africa.
Abortion rights lobbyists say they don’t expect to stop lawmakers from passing new regulations this year, and conservative lobbyists are wary of lawsuits.
This year, Tennessee lawmakers must decide whether or not to stay in the statewide cyber school business. The legislative act that paved the way for the troubled Tennessee Virtual Academy needs to be renewed.
Lt. Gov. Ron Ramsey says legislators — not committees of educators — should take the lead on replacing the controversial Common Core education standards.
More travelers than ever passed through Nashville International Airport last year. The jump in traffic comes as the airport’s largest carrier continues to add flights.
In his first days as chairman of the U.S. Senate’s education committee, Lamar Alexander is following through on a pledge to fix the Bush-era No Child Left Behind law.
Scientists from Oak Ridge National Lab are at the Detroit Auto Show this week showing off a sleek Shelby Cobra that they built with a 3-D printer.
Dozens of protesters rallied to protest upcoming abortion legislation as state lawmakers opened the 109th General Assembly.
A year after a contractor failed to deliver a new computer system to TennCare, the agency is starting over. Northrop Grumman won the $35 million project three years ago but has never brought online the new system for determining who is eligible for health benefits.
We explain in 90 seconds Gov. Bill Haslam’s Insure Tennessee plan to provide coverage to poor Tennesseans and to encourage them through incentives to make better choices.
Nashville’s Music Row has been officially declared a National Treasure. That means local groups trying to preserve the character of country music’s home neighborhood will have hands-on assistance from the National Trust for Historic Preservation.