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Cleveland Daily Banner
Milan Blake running for seat as 3rd District commissioner
Bradley County has a new candidate in the race for its 3rd District County Commission seat.
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Sat Mar 08, 2014
Common Core becoming issue in 4th District
Rep. Scott DesJarlais says state Sen. Jim Tracy, his main Republican primary opponent, can't hide from his role in bringing to Tennessee the Common Core education standards, an emotionally charged political issue for tea party conservatives.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Panel names 3 finalists for Supreme Court vacancy
The Governor's Commission for Judicial Appointments has selected three finalists to fill an upcoming vacancy on the state Supreme Court.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Who Won? Liquor Stores in the Short Run, Groceries in Long Run, Consumers Never.
The leaders of the state House and Senate have decided not to appoint a conference committee to try and modify the one-sided wine in grocery stores bill.
TN has two Promises to keep
Our state has long struggled to produce more postsecondary students, with a major factor being not their grades or desire to learn, but the inability to pay for it.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Bredesen asks next Nashville mayor to put education first
The Nashville mayor's race may be more than a year away, but former Tennessee governor and Nashville Mayor Phil Bredesen already has some ideas of what the eventual election winner should take on once in office.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Bredesen to speak at Lipscomb Tuesday
Former Tenn. Gov. Phil Bredesen is scheduled to speak Tuesday night at Lipscomb University, as part of its "Now that you ask..." interview series.
Two More Candidates Enter the Democratic Pre-Primary Primary in House District 51
Over the weekend, Pith confirmed two more entrants in the House District 51 pre-primary primary - that is, the still-growing group of Democrats who are openly "considering" entering the race to succeed outgoing Rep. Mike Turner.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
The American Prospect
The Scourge of the Businessman Politician
Republicans are counting on a bunch of novices who were successful in arenas outside politics to win them back the Senate, which is good news for Democrats.
Former Gov. Phil Bredesen to speak at Lipscomb
He is participating in a conversation series presented by the university's Nelson and Sue Andrews Institute for Civic Leadership.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Judge Randy Kennedy all but assured of another term
Just days after filing nomination papers for a judicial post, Nashville attorney Rachel Odom has decided to withdraw her challenge to longtime incumbent Davidson Probate Judge David 'Randy' Kennedy.
TennCare choice seems no closer for Gov. Haslam
Darin Gordon seemed exasperated. The director of TennCare, the state's Medicaid program, last week agreed to brief House Democrats in the ornate legislative lounge at the Capitol.
Sun Feb 23, 2014
Cleveland Daily Banner
Amy Reedy seeks re-election as 10th District criminal court judge
Amy Reedy is announcing her candidacy for re-election to the Criminal Court for the 10th Judicial District.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
WSVM-TV Channel 4 in Nashville reports the state has been overcharged $178,000 over the years.
Gov. Bill Haslam says wife Chrissy asked to look at the utility bills for the executive mansion and questioned why the state was paying $5,000 a month for water.
Tue Feb 18, 2014
Judge Amy Reedy Announces Candidacy For Re-Election For Criminal Court For 10th Judicial District
In a statement released Tuesday, she said, "It has been my honor to serve the 10th Judicial District as Criminal Court Judge since February 2006 when I was appointed by Governor Phil Bredesen and then elected in August 2006.
Mon Feb 17, 2014
Clarksville Civil War Roundtable's next meeting is February 19th, 2014
The next meeting of the Clarksville Civil War Roundtable will be on Wednesday, February 19th, 2014 at the Bone & Joint Center, 980 Professional Park Drive, right across the street from Gateway Hospital.
Fri Feb 14, 2014
Top officials fired at Clover Bottom
Two top officials at the Clover Bottom Developmental Center -- including its chief officer -- were fired Thursday, and a third person contracted to provide behavioral services also was dismissed.
Thu Feb 13, 2014
Tennessee State Representative John Tidwell Legislative Update, February 13th, 2014
The highlight of the speech was the Governor's plan to revive - and expand - a proposal from former Governor Bredesen to offer free college tuition to graduating high school seniors going to community or technical colleges.
With a load of issues and a multibillion-dollar budget looming, the...
Ten weeks to review, debate and pass a more than $30 billion budget that builds in pay raises but cuts jobs; that slashes the state's Medicaid program while signing more people up; that adds money for education that locals argue is never enough.
Wed Feb 12, 2014
Union fears fly from top Tenn. leaders as VW workers vote
Volkswagen workers began voting Wednesday on organizing with the United Auto Workers amidst union fears that go right to the top of Tennessee politics, but late Wednesday U.S. Sen. Bob Corker says a "no" vote means the plant will expand to make another vehicle.