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Senate Race Candidates Fight To Show Loyalty To Trump At Tennessee's Primary

Wednesday, August 05, 2020

Tennessee's senators have long had a reputation of being independent-minded. But in the state's upcoming GOP primary, both main candidates have vowed to stick close to President Trump.


Tennessee Joins Other States In Lowering The Age For Election Workers

Tuesday, August 04, 2020

The pandemic has made it difficult to find poll workers. Joining with other states, Tennessee lowered the age for election workers to 16. In one county, 32% of poll workers are 16 to 17 years old.


Tennessee Officials Say They Are Down To The 'Bone' Of The Budget

Monday, August 03, 2020

During the coronavirus pandemic, states have struggled with staggering revenue losses and budget shortfalls. Here's what is happening in Tennessee.


Tennessee's New Adoption Law May Have Unintended Consequences

Tuesday, January 28, 2020

Tennessee is joining 10 other states in allowing adoption agencies to refuse to work with same-sex couples. The new law's proponents say it allows adoption agencies to follow their religious beliefs.


Tennessee Voters React To Public Impeachment Hearings

Tuesday, November 19, 2019

While impeachment hearings continue in Washington, D.C., Americans around the country are learning about the allegations Democrats are making about President Trump's conduct and forming conclusions.


Tennessee Lawmakers Aim To Ban Weddings By Internet-Ordained Ministers

Saturday, July 13, 2019

Tennessee lawmakers passed a law to ban officiants ordained online from performing legal marriages in the state. But this month a judge said they can continue temporarily.


Republican Tennessee House Speaker To Resign After Lewd And Sexist Texts

Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Glen Casada announced that he will resign his state House speakership after inappropriate and offensive texts leaked weeks ago. He has served in the Legislature for nearly 20 years.


After Democrats Surged In 2018, Republican-Run States Eye New Curbs On Voting

Monday, April 22, 2019

After high turnout in the 2018 midterms gave Democrats big gains, several Republican-controlled states are considering changing the rules around voting in ways that might reduce future turnout.


Tenn. Governor Grants Clemency To Cyntoia Brown, Who's In Prison For Murder

Monday, January 07, 2019

After months of pressure, Tennessee's governor granted clemency to Cyntoia Brown, who was convicted of murder at 16. She killed a man who had paid to have sex with her.