Teachers filled the front row of a state legislative committee room to support their embattled virtual school. Ultimately, the panel advanced legislation that would cap enrollment if a trend of poor grades persists.Read more ›
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A dozen incumbent members of the state House – mostly Democrats – would have to run against each other in the redistricting plan released by Republicans Wednesday. One contest pits two Representatives in Davidson County.Read more ›
Tennessee Democrats say the state’s new voter ID law disenfranchises minorities and the elderly. It requires a photo ID to cast a ballot. Now they’ve unveiled a strategy to fight the law.Read more ›
Muslim men and women – identified by cultural dress and stickers saying, “I’m a Tennessean and I vote,” filled the state legislature Tuesday. Hundreds more watched TV monitors from the halls, as the House Judiciary committee edited out all references to religion in a bill that now targets “terrorists.”Read more ›
A recent state report says the way telecommunications companies are taxed is unfair and needs changing. Legislators aren’t convinced that’s the case.Read more ›