Weekly Obsession: ‘Ag Gag’ bill takes the state back to Orwell’s 1984

Law requires evidence of livestock abuse be turned over within 48 hours, but documenting is often lengthy process More

Senate approves bill to change injured workers' fund

Legislation that seeks to change how injured workers' claims are considered passes Senate More

School board reappoints Porter as chair, North as vice chair

Meeting also touches on academy concept, Tribal Group's efforts with failing schools More

State Senate adopts tort reform with Republican majority vote

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

State Senate backs Haslam, votes for stricter teacher tenure time

Bill would see probationary period increase from three to five years More
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Analysis: Will Tanner’s retirement inspire ‘Democrats for Haslam’?

Game-changer. That’s what Congressman John Tanner's retirement is. It has and will profoundly affect state politics at every level. More
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