Democratic Sen. Lowe Finney won't seek re-election, rules out gubernatorial bid

Jackson attorney said Wednesday that he felt the 'time was right' to leave the Legislature More

State lawmaker to propose tuition freeze

Sen. Summerville of Dickson announces plan to file legislation to keep tuition at current rates for several years More

Gov. Haslam signs ignition interlock bill requiring device for first-time DUI offenders

In turn, those convicted of DUI won't get a restricted driver's license and will be allowed to drive anywhere More

Henry points to age, cost in reasons to step down after Senate term

Senator won't rule out lending endorsement to potential successor but said he'd wait to assess field first   More

Governor signs workers' comp legislation

Governor holds ceremonial signing at foundry in Clarksville on Tuesday More

Humane Society, other groups pressure Gov. Haslam to veto 'ag gag' bill

State Coalition for Open Government, Association of Broadcasters also oppose the bill More

What the state Legislature passed, failed during 2013 session

The body’s Friday adjournment represents the earliest exit in more than two decades. More

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

General Assembly OKs Haslam's $32.8B budget plan

Senate unanimously approves spending plan and House follows suit with an 83-14 vote More

Animal abuse reporting bill hits Senate snag

The Humane Society of the United States argues the bill would have a chilling effect on whistleblowers and prevent undercover operations from establishing an ongoing pattern of abuse More
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