WASHINGTON — Several Tennessee and Georgia lawmakers grilled former Internal Revenue Service officials this week.
Amid a cluster of nearly 50 local Tea Partyers holding handwritten signs emblazoned with anti-income tax and Libertarian slogans Tuesday, Barry Barsoumian held a sheet of white posterboard bearing a simple question in black marker: "Is this still America?"
The Chattanooga City Council on Tuesday night approved in a 9-0 vote a three-month extension for the 2013-14 fiscal year budget.
The Chattanooga budget is going to be delayed for two months because of Mayor Andy Berke's restructuring of city government and the shuffling of money for new departments.
Smiles were exchanged a week ago between Lynn Long, mayor of Fort Oglethorpe, and Chris McKeever, executive director of the 6th Cavalry Museum.
NASHVILLE — The majority of Tennesseans favoring an expansion of the state's Medicaid program is now 60 percent, but most still don't like the federal law that allows it, according to a new Vanderbilt University poll.
NASHVILLE — A 13-month partial moratorium on property annexations by Tennessee towns and cities is now in effect after Gov. Bill Haslam signed the measure brought by two Hamilton County legislators.
NASHVILLE — Fifty-one legislative candidates last year failed to report a total of $145,875 in contributions from political action committees and corporations, according to a state watchdog agency's check of campaign finance filings.
Gov. Bill Haslam has signed into law a bill changing liquor distillery laws and opening the way for Chattanooga Whiskey Co. to begin manufacturing its product in the city it calls home.
WASHINGTON — A former top Internal Revenue Service official said Monday that U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan stretched the truth when the former vice presidential candidate mentioned a Chattanooga nonprofit to bolster the idea the IRS favors liberal groups over conservative groups.
WASHINGTON — In virtual lockstep on topics such as guns, God and limited government, Southern Republicans in the Senate differ on how to balance national security interests with First Amendment protections.
WASHINGTON — By Thursday, after a week of fallout from a growing IRS scandal and the Department of Justice's raid on journalists' records, Tennessee's senior senator wasn't the first Republican to link President Barack Obama with President Richard Nixon — he of the enemies list, secret tapes and Watergate.