NASHVILLE — Tuesday proved to be an unlucky day for state Sen. Janice Bowling's bill that sought to keep the names of Tennessee Lottery winners secret.
Police officers and firefighters will have to contribute more to their retirement plan starting July 1 and new recruits will be subject to a retirement age with Tuesday's passage of Chattanooga Mayor Andy Berke's pension reforms.
After two years of fruitless efforts to sell what was one of the largest public housing complexes in Chattanooga, the housing authority on Tuesday accepted the city’s offer of $2.6 million in cash.
The District 8 Commission race has called a former commissioner back to politics and beckoned East Ridge's mayor to seek a county post. Both will challenge Commissioner Tim Boyd in the May 6 Republican primary.
Chattanooga Mayor Andy Berke announced Monday the first citywide book drive to help put books in the hands of students served at the city's 17 youth and family development centers.
Republican state Sen. Todd Gardenhire's bill granting in-state college tuition rates to U.S.-born children of parents living here illegally cleared a key hurdle Tuesday.
NASHVILLE — Senate Speaker Ron Ramsey says he has reservations about a bill that grants in-state college tuition rates to students who came to the U.S. illegally but attended Tennessee schools and graduated from high school.
The Tennessee General Assembly is considering a bill that would require voters in partisan primaries to declare that the party they are voting for "most closely represents [their] values and beliefs."
WASHINGTON — Issuing a last call for health care, President Barack Obama assured Latinos on Thursday that signing up for new insurance exchanges won't lead to deportation for any relatives in the U.S. illegally.
The biggest government utility could shift from federal to state control if Congress goes along with a proposal from the Obama administration to sell the Tennessee Valley Authority.
NASHVILLE — President Barack Obama's administration is recommending Nashville receive $27 million to help fund The Amp.
WASHINGTON — Tennessee Republicans in the U.S. House continued to display solidly conservative voting patterns in 2013, new studies show.