Appeals court upholds voter ID law, drawing mixed reaction

Decision overturns lower court’s decision on validity of library cards but upholds decision on constitutionality    More

Haslam: State takes no pleasure in keeping funds from Metro over Great Hearts

Great Hearts dispute has turned partisan inside General Assembly, with Republicans defending move to withhold funds More

State docks Metro Schools more than $3 million for rejecting Great Hearts

State Education Commissioner Kevin Huffman said the state had "no choice but to take this action" 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

Taxes, civil service, controversy cap short legislative session

A look at the major issues of the second half of the 107th General Assembly More

Some see possible state amendments as unnecessary

Critics of proposed amendments, which would head for a vote in 2014, say they're just meant to rouse GOP’s base More

In election year, Republicans hope popular accomplishments bolster their majority

Gov. Haslam’s agenda seeks to give Republicans something to run on in fall elections More

Next General Assembly is shaping up to be a 'play-it-safe' session

After tumultuous, conservative-led 2011 session, Haslam vows to be more engaged this year   More

Battle over teachers' bargaining rights led to this legislative session's most raucous debate

By killing collective bargaining for teachers in public schools, the GOP went after a longtime Democratic ally More

Legislature's conservatives want Court of the Judiciary overhauled

Judges counter by saying court can reform itself More
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