State considers asking Obama administration to waive No Child Left Behind requirements

Haslam says many schools won't meet criteria under current plan  More

Haslam honors Timberlake, 13 others for quality environmental efforts

Environmental Stewardship Awards recognize voluntary work that protects natural resources More

Defunding of Planned Parenthood stirs state health questions

Haslam's effort follows failed Republican legislative attack on an agency that never used federal monies for abortions  More

Burch: Big-government Republicans?

GOP trumpets 'small government' while pushing excessive number of bills More

Haslam stresses use of social media during technology summit

Governor now has about 40,000 Facebook followers, sees online presence as helping citizenry More

Anti-gay bias ordinance creates questions of business, bigotry

Lawsuit challenges state law nullifying Metro anti-gay bias bill, claims lawmakers’ intent was to discriminate More

Burch: A young man's protest

Student-activist Brandon Holt gamely challenges state legislature More

Haslam signs into law bill aimed to stop human trafficking in state

Law focuses on signs with national human trafficking resource center hotline information More

Haslam signs into law bill to combat meth production

Legislation components include stiffer penalty for making meth in the presence of children More

Bill to repeal teachers' collective bargaining rights becomes law

Haslam signs legislation, also finalizes bill overhauling state campaign finance regulations More
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