The Tennessee General Assembly is back this week after shutting down to inclement weather. On the docket for their comeback: Gov. Bill Lee’s constitutional carry proposal. We break down what else to expect.
The winter storm continued to close schools, businesses and state offices Tuesday, as Nashville turned into a snow-covered city. But, for the more adventurous, the growing piles of snow and ice meant sledding down the Capitol hill, snowboarding in front of the Parthenon and playing ice hockey in Centennial Park.
Nashville announced its move to the next phase of its vaccine rollout today. Phase 1b includes teachers and child care workers, just as districts like Metro Nashville Public Schools return to in-person learning for the first time in nearly a year.
House Speaker Cameron Sexton has been reelected to the position and, once again, he is in the middle of controversy.
WPLN’s Samantha Max has been closely following the changes at the Metro Nashville Police Department in Chief John Drake’s first few months in leadership. She talks to afternoon host Rachel Iacovone about the changes.
Hendrell Remus will now be in charge of the party’s strategy to win more seats in the state legislature — a task that has not been easy in the last decade.
Josh Heupel was hired by his former boss Danny White, who was announced as UT’s new athletic director last week. Heupel is a former quarterback at Oklahoma.
It’s not a surprise, but both of Tennessee’s senators supported an effort Tuesday to force a vote on the constitutionality of former President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial — a move meant to block the proceedings.
Underpinning the Jan. 6 insurrection was a slew of conspiracy theories about election fraud, even after the courts repeatedly struck down almost every attempt to call votes into question.
The first week of the 112th Tennessee General Assembly is on the books. Lawmakers debated and passed an agreement for TennCare’s block grant. But, what happens now? Also: an interview with Education Commissioner Penny Schwinn.