Lawmakers look at steps to relieve a corrections system nearing capacity

State’s 14 prisons are at 98% capacity, with overflow of about 5,000 inmates serving some time in local jails   More
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Buoyed by primary win, GOP conservative wing takes aim at speaker's seat

Challenge to House Speaker Beth Harwell’s position from right may be about ideology … or just about power grab More

Pair of high-profile primary fights affirms power of Diane Black, NRA

House GOP Caucus chair Debra Maggart ended up on wrong end of NRA's Political Victory Fund More

Law mandating ignition devices for DUI offenders takes effect

Those convicted with a BAC of .15 or higher must install interlock system More

House committee authorizes medical marijuana study

Decision comes after key reversal by Republican Hensley   More
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