NASHVILLE — A federal judge plans to rule next week in a lawsuit seeking class-action status for would-be TennCare enrollees who charge Tennessee officials delayed processing their Medicaid applications for months despite requirements of the federal health care law.
NASHVILLE — Gov. Bill Haslam said Thursday he hopes to put a long-delayed Medicaid expansion proposal before federal officials soon that would extend subsidized health insurance to an estimated 180,000 low-income Tennessee adults.
NASHVILLE — Democratic U.S. Senate nominee Gordon Ball is calling on Republican incumbent Lamar Alexander to debate him in major Tennessee cities, including Chattanooga, before the Nov. 4 election.
Just days before TennCare leaders head to court over accusations that state failures have created months-long delays in coverage, the agency’s director faced questions from lawmakers about the unfinished computer system that led to those delays.
NASHVILLE — A Republican state lawmaker on Tuesday called Gov. Bill Haslam a “traitor to the party” over what he called efforts by a political action committee run by supporters to defeat opponents of Common Core education standards.
NASHVILLE — Scandal-ridden U.S. Rep. Scott DesJarlais on Monday was finally able to bring his Aug. 7 GOP primary election to a successful close after state Sen. Jim Tracy announced he won't challenge the razor-thin results and conceded defeat.
State Sen. Jim Tracy's campaign has only a few more days in which to concede or push for a recount in his race to unseat U.S. Rep. Scott DesJarlais in Tennessee's 4th Congressional District.
After all 16 counties in Tennessee's 4th Congressional District certified their votes in the Aug. 7 election — leaving incumbent Republican Rep. Scott DesJarlais with a 38-vote lead over challenger Jim Tracy — the Tracy camp is not giving up.
Gov. Bill Haslam had a question Tuesday morning for Red Bank High School students assembled in the gym.
This month’s elections followed a 30-year trend: Republicans gained, Democrats lost and Hamilton County turned a deeper shade of red.
NASHVILLE — Proponents say 12,403 people have so far signed Chattanooga petitions seeking a November referendum on wine sales in grocery stores.
Accused of creating monthslong delays for thousands of Tennesseans trying to apply for Medicaid, TennCare officials named in a federal lawsuit said Thursday that another name needs to be topping the lawsuit: The federal government.
NASHVILLE — With all but one provisional vote counted in last week's 4th Congressional District GOP primary, U.S. Rep. Scott DesJarlais has at least a 38-vote lead over challenger Jim Tracy.
NASHVILLE — Justice Sharon Lee has been elected chief justice of the Tennessee Supreme Court.
NASHVILLE — Republican Gov. Bill Haslam this afternoon announced he has created a 27-member Task Force on Sentencing and Recidivism as part of his administration's overall effort to cut crime and improve public safety.