Senate OKs amending state constitution to change how judges are selected

Top GOP leaders, including governor and speakers, have said they oppose idea of judges running campaigns   More

Craft brewers rally for bill to reduce nation’s highest beer tax

Under current structure, 17 percent wholesale beer tax is based on price of the brew, not volume sold More

Metro school board to weigh in on Republican voucher bill

Members eye resolution opposing legislation creating vouchers to fund private school tuition More

State Senate adopts tort reform with Republican majority vote

Haslam-driven bill places $750,000 limit on most so-called noneconomic damages More

Senate approves school voucher program for state's largest cities

Legislation creates 'Equal Opportunity Scholarships' for low-income students More

Bill to limit business liability in civil lawsuits clears committee

Supporters of legislation say tort reform will bring jobs to Tennessee More

State Senate backs Haslam, votes for stricter teacher tenure time

Bill would see probationary period increase from three to five years More

State Senate approves resolution to ban income tax in Tennessee

Constitutional amendment to ban tax wouldn't appear on ballot until 2014 More

Republican-driven resolution would ban state income tax

Legislation would amend state constitution; only three Democrats on board More

State Senate passes initiative to ban income tax

Vote begins two-year process to amend state constitution   More
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