As Tennessee healthcare facilities continue to battle understaffing, the state says it will activate the National Guard to step into the gap as hospital nurses, ambulance drivers and COVID testers.
In the weeks leading up to a historic, pandemic-induced drop in the stock market, U.S. Rep. Phil Roe made hundreds of financial transactions. He purchased shares of companies such as Zoom and vaccine-maker Moderna, and sold shares in Disney and a popular cruise line.
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Friday in Nashville that his department has been speaking the truth when it comes to religious freedom and…
“Once again, the road to the White House runs through Belmont University.” That’s the wording on a banner unveiled Friday morning as the school…
When he was elected in January, House Speaker Glen Casada was poised to become one of the most powerful figures in the state. But less than five months later, he’s agreed to resign. Casada’s tumble from grace unfolded in less than three weeks. Here are some key moments:
Listen / Tennessee Republicans declared Monday that they’ve lost faith in House Speaker Glen Casada after an unprecedented vote by rank-and-file GOP members. Senior Republican leaders released a letter calling on Casada to resign, and Gov. Bill Lee announced he’s ready to call a special session if the Franklin Republican does not do so.
Listen / There are 111 candidates who have qualified for Nashville’s citywide election in August, which includes the races for mayor, vice mayor and the 40-member Metro Council.
Listen / House Speaker Glen Casada has been fighting for his political life. And it’s not the first time his reputation has been on the line. Many lawmakers have called for the Franklin Republican to step down. That’s after the leaking of sexist and racist text exchanges with a top aide, his now-former chief of […]
House Speaker Glen Casada issued a written apology Wednesday for a series of racist and sexist texts between him and a top aide and put out an “action plan” meant to restore trust in his office — all in an effort to head off a serious challenge to his leadership.
Listen / Advocates for LGBTQ people in Tennessee are objecting to legislation passed Thursday by the Tennessee House of Representatives, contending that the measure billed as anti-discriminatory would make it easier for businesses to discriminate against people based on their sexual orientation.