The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation recently launched TN KidKit, a resource to help parents and guardians document key details about the children in their care, just in case an emergency should arise.
Fairview High School was buzzing with excitement last Friday morning as Tennessee Governor Bill Lee and a host of other dignitaries visited the campus to tour the state-of-the-art mechatronics program and congratulate a special group of students.
The Tennessee House recently voted to add a right-to-work amendment to the state constitution, giving voters the chance to decide its fate.
(The Center Square)—Net liabilities in Tennessee for other post-employment benefits, which consist mainly of health care obligations to retired public employees, stood at about $10.2 billion in 2019, according to a new analysis from the Reason Foundation.
(The Center Square) – Gov. Bill Lee has promised criminal justice reform in Tennessee, and several of his proposed bills that are set to move forward in coming weeks could have a significant effect on those in the state’s prison system.
Carrying a handgun without a permit in Tennessee is now law after Gov. Bill Lee signed legislation Thursday to allow it. Lee announced on social media he had signed Senate Bill 765.
The Tennessee Housing Development Agency opened an online portal that will allow renters and landlords to apply for up to 12 months of cumulative rent and/or utility payments through its new COVID-19 rent relief program.
A bill that closes information on arrest records has moved to the House committee with amendment. The legislation would make confidential an arrestee’s home address on an arrest record. It was approved by the House Public Service Subcommittee last week.
(The Center Square) – As a share of total state and local tax revenues, sales tax collections in Tennessee came in at 40.7% and represented the third-highest percentage among the 50 states, according to a new Tax Foundation analysis.
The Internal Revenue Service issued March 17 a notice, which provided an individual income tax filing extension from April 15 to May 17.
To protest the county’s appraised value of your property, you have to show up in person before a county board of equalization and make your case to the board members in person.
A proposed change to the Open Meetings Act, scheduled to be heard this week in a House subcommittee, would allow hundreds of local utility boards that manage water, sewage, solid waste, natural gas and electric systems to avoid meeting in person in front of the public.
(The Center Square) – Tennessee provided more than $30 million in benefits for military veterans in 2020, according to a new report by the Tennessee comptroller's office.
A coyote in California recently attacked four people, biting a three-year-old child and prompting wildlife officials to warn the public to be wary of the animals.
Two state lawmakers have filed a bill to allow state and local election commissions to use fingerprints to verify voter identity at the polls.
The Fairview High Wrestling Team is the TSSAA 2020-21 State Dual Wrestling Champions after an impressive win over Pigeon Forge in Nolensville Saturday afternoon.
Fan attendance will continue to be limited at high school sporting events amid the COVID-19 pandemic, but a few more Tennesseans will be allowed at games starting Wednesday.
Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee spoke to the State on Sunday night and held a press conference Monday sharing a COVID-19 update and discussing his Executive Order 70.
For 2020 only, the Tennessee General Assembly approved two sales tax holiday weekends to help Tennesseans save money and support the economy amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Tennessee Governor Bill Lee held a press conference shortly after 9 a.m. Thursday to announce the state has its first confirmed case of the corona virus disease (COVID-19) – and that patient is a resident of Williamson County.