The Tennessee Senate approved Thursday a resolution to request Congress call a convention of the states to draft an amendment to the U.S. Constitution requiring a balanced federal budget.
For 11 years Jamani Greer has practiced softball at the city's Washington Hills Recreation Center. And since she was 6 years old the center's director, Dennis Leftwhich, has helped coached her.
The District 5 Hamilton County Commission seat likely will be filled by one of two Democrats come August.
An attempt to encourage city employees with 25 or more years of service to retire early to save the city money has gone awry in East Ridge.
All of the candidates seeking the Democratic nomination for Hamilton County’s District 4 Commission seat agree: The inner-city district is lagging economically. The schools need improving, and crime must be reduced.
Gov. Bill Haslam says he doesn't feel threatened by legislation passed by fellow Senate Republicans that requires him to obtain legislative approval on any deal he may cut with the Obama administration on expanding Medicaid.
NASHVILLE — Concerned over Erlanger Health System’s most recent cost-cutting move, Rep. JoAnne Favors, D-Chattanooga, said Wednesday she’s dropping her co-sponsorship of a bill overhauling the ailing public hospital.
Some state lawmakers fed up with what they say is unbridled federal spending are pushing through a resolution asking for a convention of states to force a balanced budget amendment to the U.S. Constitution.
WASHINGTON — Issuing a last call for health care, President Barack Obama assured Latinos on Thursday that signing up for new insurance exchanges won't lead to deportation for any relatives in the U.S. illegally.
The biggest government utility could shift from federal to state control if Congress goes along with a proposal from the Obama administration to sell the Tennessee Valley Authority.
NASHVILLE — President Barack Obama's administration is recommending Nashville receive $27 million to help fund The Amp.
WASHINGTON — Tennessee Republicans in the U.S. House continued to display solidly conservative voting patterns in 2013, new studies show.