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.
Lt. Gov. Ron Ramsey says legislators -- not committees of educators -- should take the lead on replacing the controversial Common Core education standards.
We break down Insure Tennessee, Gov. Bill Haslam's plan to help 200,000 low-income Tennesseans get health insurance.
The governor faces skepticism from his fellow Republicans for a plan that also has to pass muster with the Obama administration.
In President Obama’s third visit to Tennessee in the past year, he will be announcing a proposal that would make community college free for all Americans. "We also have make sure that everybody has the opportunity to constantly train themselves for better jobs, better wages, better benefits," he said in a video Thursday night.
Gov. Bill Haslam says he understands why some state lawmakers are demanding more details about his plan to expand health coverage for the poor.
Tennessee's top transportation official says lawmakers should consider state gas tax increase, even if the federal government does the same.
Tennessee teachers are starting 2015 curious to know if it will be a second year without a pay raise. So far, state officials haven’t made any more promises.
The governor’s Tennessee Promise program guarantees that students can go to community college for free. And calling it free is more than a monetary statement: It’s also wildly effective marketing.
More than 40 teachers, professors and administrators will spend the next year combing through Common Core education standards and suggesting changes. Governor Bill Haslam also announced Wednesday the state is posting the standards to a website in the coming weeks so parents can read them and offer their suggestions.
Governor Bill Haslam denies that his support for Common Core is softening. The questions arise because he’s spent more time defending “higher standards” than specifically Common Core in recent months.
The prospect of free community college in Tennessee has increased competition with universities, who have ramped up recruiting preemptively. Governor Bill Haslam relayed several candid conversations with college presidents at an event in New York this week.
Even though Common Core isn’t an official topic this week, some say it’ll be unavoidable.
Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam won’t be firing his education commissioner, despite the chorus of conservative legislators asking him to in a letter last week. But his endorsement of Kevin Huffman has lost some spark after a year of high-profile complaints.
After swinging by Puckett's, a barbecue joint in downtown Nashville, Christie said getting Tea Party activists to endorse his platform can happen without strenuous effort.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie will be making several appearances in Tennessee Friday, and the visits in Nashville and Memphis seem to be part of some potential pre-presidential race campaigning.
Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam has vetoed a bill targeting people who organize flash mobs that result in vandalism. But his reasoning has nothing to do with flash mobs.