Former Gov. Ned McWherter dead at age 80

McWherter, who was among the state's most powerful governors, was beloved by Tennessee voters More

State Democrats accuse GOP of ignoring economic woes

In news conference, Dems ask: 'Where is jobs plan?' More

State Republicans advance attorney general initiative

GOP unhappy with Cooper for his refusal to sue federal government over health care reform law More

State Republicans move to make attorney general an elected office

Beavers’ resolution could put the measure to a popular vote in 2014 More

Republicans take state House control, install speaker Harwell

Ramsey earns third term as Senate speaker More

Bredesen leaves office content, sees 'one more good career'

Governor reflects on state of the state, says TennCare his main disappointment More

House Dems elect Fitzhugh as leader, unseat embattled Odom

West Tennessee politician has 'fire in my belly' to serve More

George: How do you measure worthlessness?

It costs Tennessee taxpayers more than $24,000 a day to send our legislators to the Capitol to debate and, one imagines, pass laws that benefit the majority of the citizenry. More
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Legislature approves bills targeting immigrants

Key opponents of state immigration bills peel away at the eleventh hour, leaving an open road for lawmakers intent on English-only More

Legislature ties higher-ed funding to graduation rates

Bill goes to Gov. Bredesen for signing  More
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