NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – The Latest on Gov. Bill Haslam’s road funding proposal (all times local): 3 p.m. Republican Gov. Bill Haslam’s road funding proposal that would also include Tennessee’s first gas tax hike since 1989 has passed the Tennessee House. The chamber approved the bill on a 60-37 vote on Wednesday after a marathon […]
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - A Republican governor from a deep red Southern state has emerged as an unlikely leader of the free tuition movement, winning converts across party lines by emphasizing the need for a better-trained workforce.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam has a challenge for lawmakers seeking alternatives to his proposal to hike the state's fuel taxes to help tackle $10 billion backlog in in bridge and road programs.
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) - Republican Gov. Bill Haslam is citing the willingness of the trucking industry to pay more at the pump as an example of why Tennessee needs to increase the state's gas and diesel taxes.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - A group of 20 state lawmakers has sent a letter to University of Tennessee President Joe DiPietro questioning Republican Gov. Bill Haslam's plan to privatize maintenance work on the campuses of the public college system.