This year’s race for governor has one less contender. Mt. Juliet Republican Mae Beavers announced on Facebook Tuesday that she’s suspending her campaign. The move follows signs that the former state senator had been lagging far behind the other top Republicans.
Voters east of Nashville will decide tomorrow who’s going to replace state Sen. Mae Beavers. Republican state Rep. Mark Pody faces Democrat Mary Alice Carfi, an attorney, in a special election to replace Beavers. The longtime conservative firebrand resigned recently to run for governor — one of many GOP legislators contributing to a remarkable run […]
Listen / Republican Mae Beavers says she’s stepping down after 14 years in the state Senate to focus on her run for governor. The Mt. Juliet lawmaker made the announcement at a Wednesday afternoon press conference, saying she couldn’t continue to represent her district east of Nashville while simultaneously campaigning statewide. Beavers also used the […]
In recent months roughly a dozen cities have passed laws to make it harder to get pseudoephedrine.
State lawmakers want police to be able to use drones, but only in ways they specifically authorize. Some of the first proposed rules governing unmanned aircraft in Tennessee are cruising through the legislature.
A shot at nullifying federal gun laws in Tennessee died in the state Senate Wednesday. A vocal committee chairman sped along debate and ultimately cast the deciding vote.
Bills in the Tennessee legislature that attempt to block the enforcement of federal gun laws in the state are unconstitutional. That’s according to a just-released opinion from the state’s top lawyer.
State legislation meant to undermine Vanderbilt University’s anti-discrimination policy for student groups is rising from the ashes. Last year a similar bill was slapped down with Governor Bill Haslam’s first veto.