The American Civil Liberties Union’s Nashville office usually has a pretty good idea of what bills they’ll need to address before they’re introduced. The Religious Freedom Act was an exception.
Introduced shortly before last week’s filing deadline, HB2467 and SB2566 would protect business owners from having to provide goods or services to gay couples “in furtherance of a civil union, domestic partnership, or marriage not recognized by the Tennessee Constitution.”
A measure that would strip local governments of the authority to decide whether handgun carry permit holders can bring their firearms into city parks passed the Senate by a wide margin Thursday, but its future in the House is unclear.
Schools, government offices and even the University of Tennessee’s Knoxville campus are closed today in the wake of a winter storm that dumped nearly six inches of snow at McGee-Tyson airport overnight.
US Attorney General Eric Holder has asked Tennessee and 10 other states (Arizona, Florida, Alabama, Iowa, Kentucky, Mississippi, Nebraska, Nevada, Wyoming, and Virginia) to restore voting rights to those with former felony convictions.
Most of the advice we hear when preparing to travel during a winter storm has remained unchanged for generations. For instance, fill up your tank with gas, carry extra blankets, a flashlight, and some food and water.
But here’s something Grandma never had to consider—make sure your cell phone battery is ready.
A new poll released Monday by Middle Tennessee State University shows Tenn. Gov. Bill Haslam’s popularity has fallen substantially in the last year. The poll showed Haslam’s approval dropping from 61 percent in the Spring of 2013 to 47 percent.
MTSU pollsters suggest the drop was primarily due to a marked decrease in support from Democrats and Independents. Approval among Democrats fell from 52 percent to 42 percent while support from Independents dropped from 69 percent to 41 percent.
WUOT's Chrissy Keuper speaks with Knoxville News Sentinel Nashville Bureau Chief Tom Humphrey about a secret survey in the House and Governor Haslam's plan to offer free tuition to two-year community colleges and technical schools...