Bredesen nemesis commissions study of state economy

Long time Bredesen critic pays $15,000 for report that says Tennessee fell behind economically under Bredesen More
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Bredesen, Cooper say health care reform will come at a cost

Providers and individual states likely to foot bills More

Governor has 'high hopes' state will maintain credit worthiness

Phil Bredesen reports back after a meeting with nation’s bond rating agencies More

DOE officially approves state's solar energy initiative

Gov. Bredesen said he was gratified by the Obama administration’s support. More
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Bredesen criticizes Obama's health care plan

Governor warns Congress against forcing states to pay huge chunks of the total cost of reform More
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Feds release stimulus dollars for Bredesen solar projects

Bredesen announces the U.S. Energy Department’s approval for two projects at an annual conference for economic development officials at the Opryland More

Events today honor heroes, victims of 9/11

Mayor Karl Dean will preside over a wreath-laying service outside the Schemerhorn Symphony Center  More

Broad Logic: State gunslingers lack ammo

Garrigan writes that recent gun legislation — first at the national and state levels, and now locally — has given rise to a refreshing unpredictability among elected officials who have been forced to pick a side.   More

State gets $142M for unemployment insurance

Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development may use the funds to pay unemployment benefits More

Guest commentary: TennCare lessons for health care reform

Tennessee was home to a failed attempt at universal single payer care, and has lessons to teach a President who has promised that in pursuing his goal of universal health care, he will learn from the policy failures of the past.   More
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