Bobby Allyn

Bobby Allyn appears in the following:

DOJ: Philly Police Shoot Locals Nearly Once a Week

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

The results of a DOJ investigation into the Philadelphia Police Department found that officers are shooting at citizens frequently and not receiving adequate training. 


Why Texas Produces Colorful Candidates

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Texas Senator Ted Cruz has officially announced that he is running for president. What is about Texas politics that produces so many colorful characters that rise to political office?


Tennessee's Medicaid Deal Dodges A Partisan Fight

Sunday, December 28, 2014

An agreement between the Tennessee Hospital Association and Republican Gov. Bill Haslam expands Medicaid without tax dollars, an agreement that could be a blueprint for other states.


Tired Of Being There, Is Why Teens Broke Out Of Tenn. Facility

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Officials are still investigating how 32 teenagers broke out of the state's highest-security juvenile detention center in September. The breakout cast a harsh spotlight on the troubled facility.


Tenn. Detention Facility Explores How To Control Rough Teens

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

A youth detention center in Nashville is making news because of riots and breakouts. Advocates point to Missouri as an exemplary model. There, the atmosphere can feel more like summer camp than jail.


Creating Your Baby's Last Name? Tennessee Says No

Monday, September 15, 2014

A Tennessee family invented a new surname for their kids, completely different from their own, and discovered that their state's law bars them from doing that.


Growing Worker Shortage Looms Over Logging Industry's Future

Monday, June 16, 2014

Logging is dangerous, arduous work, and fewer young people are pursuing it. Logging groups hope more outreach, and a bill that would lower the minimum logging age, will help keep the industry going.