NASHVILLE — Republican Gov. Bill Haslam put a top Obama administration official on notice Monday that if he doesn't get his way on a Medicaid expansion, an estimated 181,000 Tennesseans won't get coverage under the federal health care law.
City officials estimate that only about 2 percent of the businesses Chattanooga contracts with are minority-owned firms.
Two weeks into the qualifying period for Hamilton County's 2014 elections, nearly 40 people have picked up petitions to seek office, and seven already are locked in to run.
A conservative group seeking to overturn a new domestic partner benefits ordinance has already managed to effectively stop enrollment planned for the spring.
Hixson Pike residents left the Chattanooga City Council angry Tuesday night after being on the losing side of a 5-4 split vote to prevent their annexation.
NASHVILLE — It began last summer with Democrat Sara Kyle saying she was seriously considering challenging Republican Gov. Bill Haslam in his bid for a second term in 2014.
NASHVILLE — Christmas will come a little late for Tennessee tax collectors in 2013, but come it will beginning Jan. 1 with officials expecting a multimillion-dollar revenue boost as online retailing giant Amazon.com starts collecting state sales taxes on items it sells.
WASHINGTON — Most U.S. House members from Tennessee belong to an increasingly influential behind-the-scenes group that prides itself on staking out the most conservative of conservative positions.
WASHINGTON — Senate Republicans blocked immediate approval of a mountain of mostly minor nominations by President Barack Obama late Monday in the aftermath of last month's Democratic move weakening the minority party's traditional ability to block most presidential appointments.
U.S. Rep. Scott DesJarlais, R-Tenn., says the 2014 elections could be a turning point for the county, and he hopes to be on the winning side.
ATLANTA — On the campus of Morehouse College, a small group of students is at the center of an effort by Georgia Republicans to build support among minorities ahead of major federal and state elections next year.
For tens of thousands of Tennesseans facing the prospect of canceled plans under the Affordable Care Act, the past month has been nothing short of a roller coaster.