The meeting comes on the heels of reports that one child went missing and another may have experienced abuse at a migrant facility in Chattanooga for 12- to 17 year-olds.
A new survey from Vanderbilt University shows that Tennesseans have strong differences in their beliefs on racial inequality. While 90% of Democrats believe that the legacy of slavery still affects Black people, only 29% of Republicans agree.
WPLN’s Ambriehl Crutchfield sat down with the council’s budget and finance chair, Kyontzè Toombs, to discuss her priorities for city spending, including police, and why she tries to avoid playing politics.
Some Tennessee educators say new measures will prevent them from doing their job — protecting students.
Tennessee’s latest anti-trans law will expand beyond public schools and into public spaces.
The court will be hearing arguments over whether states have to guarantee access to abortion until the second trimester. Tennessee has been among the states arguing that’s too late.
They say they’re more than willing to work. But at this stage of the pandemic, it’s complicated to find jobs that fit.
Gov. Bill Lee is opting Tennessee out of federal pandemic unemployment relief that’s been boosting unemployment checks by $300 a week. The extra money will no longer be available starting July 3.
It was a tough year for the minority party in the state legislature, and after the session’s wrap earlier this week, Democratic lawmakers criticized Republican for focusing on what they called “Fox News problems” instead of making life better for Tennesseans.
Opening or expanding a new hospital in Tennessee just got a bit easier. State law requires health systems to prove their new facilities are needed. But this week lawmakers updated those rules, in part because of hospital closures in rural communities.