- Obama urges bipartisanship in Medicaid expansion effort Updated: Jul-01-15 5:38 pm
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - President Barack Obama said Wednesday that he'd like to see "some good sense spring forth" as Tennessee lawmakers try to work out their differences and expand Medicaid in a state he touted as having a history of bipartisanship.
- Tennessee editorial roundup Updated: Jul-01-15 2:14 pm
Recent editorials from Tennessee newspapers:
- New laws include 48-hour waiting period for abortion Updated: Jun-30-15 2:41 pm
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - A mandate for a 48-hour waiting period before an abortion is one of many new Tennessee laws taking effect Wednesday.
- Supporters seek to revive Tennessee Medicaid expansion plan Updated: Jun-29-15 4:22 pm
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - Supporters of a failed plan to expand Medicaid in Tennessee met Monday to renew an effort to try to pass it after a recent ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court to uphold health insurance subsidies.
- Nike celebrates expansion of Memphis facility Updated: Jun-27-15 4:26 pm
MEMPHIS, Tennessee - Nike showed off a new $276 million expansion of its facility in a northern suburb of Memphis.
- The Latest: Supreme Court overturns Tenn. gay marriage ban Updated: Jun-26-15 5:16 pm
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - The Latest from Tennessee on the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling overturning the state's ban on same-sex marriage and making it legal everywhere in the United States. (All times Central)
- Tenn. reactions to the US Supreme Court's health care ruling Updated: Jun-25-15 1:02 pm
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - The U.S. Supreme Court's decision to uphold health insurance subsidies in states that do not operate their own insurance exchanges means the more than 155,000 Tennesseans who use the subsidies will not lose their health insurance. Here's a look at who is getting subsidies in Tennessee and what Tennesseans are saying about the ruling:
- Haslam's communications director leaving for private sector Updated: Jun-25-15 4:05 am
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - Gov. Bill Haslam's director of communications is leaving to become a communications consultant in the private sector.
- Call grows louder to remove bust of Confederate general Updated: Jun-24-15 9:47 pm
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - The call to remove a bust of a Confederate general and Ku Klux Klan leader from the halls of the Tennessee Capitol got louder on Wednesday.
- Confederate, Jim Crow tributes go well beyond battle flag Updated: Jun-24-15 11:13 am
ATLANTA - South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley called for removing the Confederate battle flag that flies in front of her state's Capitol. But she hasn't said the Confederate veterans' monument alongside the flag should go.
- A look at calls to remove Confederate symbols across South Updated: Jun-23-15 6:25 pm
Following a massacre at a black church in Charleston, South Carolina, a bipartisan mix of officials across the country is calling for the removal of Confederate flags and other symbols of the Confederacy.
- Governors' trade missions have uneven record of success Updated: Jun-22-15 5:08 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - Governors across the country have been packing their bags for all-expenses-paid trade missions abroad, spending taxpayer dollars on costly trips that have an uneven track record of yielding any tangible benefits for their states.
- Haslam says no set goal for how many buyouts needed in Tenn. Updated: Jun-10-15 8:17 pm
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - Gov. Bill Haslam's administration has offered more than 2,000 state workers the chance for buyouts but has no set goal for how many employees must agree to leave their jobs before involuntary layoffs are ordered.
- Cruz names anti-Shariah activist Kookogey as Tenn. chairman Updated: Jun-09-15 3:04 pm
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz has named anti-Shariah activist Kevin Kookogey as his state chairman for Tennessee.
- Tenn. AG: Lawmaker insurance info covered by open records Updated: Jun-08-15 6:03 pm
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - State Attorney General Herbert Slatery found in a legal opinion released Monday that the cost of lawmakers' health insurance coverage falls under Tennessee's open records laws.