The court found that the state Senate maps violate the constitution because lawmakers incorrectly numbered the legislative districts.
Tennessee House Speaker Cameron Sexton says the Senate’s refusal to pass mental health legislation during special session played a factor in the fatal shooting of Belmont University student Jillian Ludwig. Senators on both sides of the aisle refute the claim and look to pass laws to prevent future tragedies.
Families of transgender teens in Tennessee are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to block a state law that bans gender-affirming care for minors.
A three-judge panel ruled against a new state law that would have limited the number of board appointments Nashville’s mayor can make and given the state legislature the ability to appoint the majority of seats.
Nashville Rep. Justin Jones is suing the Tennessee House Speaker for silencing him during the special session. Jones was the only member silenced due to the new House rules enacted in August.
Transgender youth in Tennessee will not be able to access gender-affirming care for the foreseeable future.
The state of Tennessee is building a $415 million consolidated law enforcement campus in Nashville. The facility is expected to be complete by 2025. It’ll be the administrative headquarters for Tennessee’s Department of Correction and the Department of Safety & Homeland Security.
House Minority Leader Karen Camper isn’t just a politician. She’s a mother, a veteran and former teacher. For this story, WPLN News sat down with Camper to talk about her life leading up to becoming a state lawmaker.
A legal challenge to a controversial statehouse rule has been settled.
When Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee called for a special session on public safety, he left out a chance for any gun reform legislation to be passed. With that off the table, Republican lawmakers focused on bills related to mental health and juvenile sentencing. Now, session is over, and many feel not enough was done.