In August, attorneys representing ten death row inmates sued the state alleging the electric chair is “cruel and unusual punishment.”
Articles by: Bobby Allyn
The RGA’s role is to try to forge consensus among the state’s top Republicans and also to raise money for the party.
One member of a city real estate board that reviews incentive deals is worried that if Bridgestone subleases part of its space, it would create an unfair market advantage.
Councilwoman Jacobia Dowell of Antioch sponsored the bill. It prevents payday lenders from setting up shop a quarter mile from each other.
Obama’s executive action would allow up to five million undocumented immigrants stay in the U.S. without the fear of deportation.
Amid meets-and-greets with educators at the city’s Shwab Elementary School, Lily Eskelsen Garcia said Senator Lamar Alexander is “enamored” with the idea of privatizing public education.
This follows the completion of the Watts Bar nuclear reactor, which is expected to be finished by the end of 2015.
On Tuesday, Nashville’s Metro Council will take up regulations aimed at short-term vacation booking services, like Airbnb.
TVA Board Chairman Joe Ritch’s argument boils down to: you have to pay big for top talent. And the TVA was sorely in need of someone with Johnson’s experience.
One of the 32 teens who escaped from Woodland Hills in North Nashville in September sat down with WPLN’s Bobby Allyn.
Yes on 2 supporters sought to re-write the state’s constitution preventing Tennessee from going to directly electing judges. The campaign succeeded by a 60 to 40 margin.
Metro’s elected officials haven’t received a pay bump in more than a decade, and a new study from a consulting firm concluded that Nashville’s pay trails comparable cities by 32 percent.
Records show that nearly four out of every five dollars of the city tax dollars has been spent on engineers planning the route.
Ralph Schulz, who heads the Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce, says maybe the Amp needs to continue with a different name, since it’s had some branding problems, to put it lightly.
Bone turned out his supporters. Parked outside the event: a big black SUV with an image of him holding a map of Davidson County.
Mayor Karl Dean announced today that he would not seek local or state financial support for his administration’s controversial seven-mile bus rapid transit project.
Cesar Bautista, 26, is one of about a dozen canvassers who are planning to knock on the doors of some 4,000 voters before the Nov. 4 election.
Moreland’s involvement in the episode, according to the conduct board, amounted to an abuse of judicial prestige in an effort to advance a personal interest
Developer Marshall Karr says he wanted to do an open-air steakhouse but was met with resistance from city preservation officials who said his design would disrupt the building’s character
The state chapter of the NAACP says the point was that Tennesseans without health care could die if Medicaid isn’t extended to more residents.