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Tennessee House advances bill seeking to overhaul Medicaid

The measure would require the state's top leaders to call on the federal government to send a fixed amount of money each year in the form of block grants.

Tennessee voucher-like bill version adds back homeschooling

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Gov. Bill Lee's voucher-style proposal has restored the option of paying for homeschooling. A Senate panel advanced the Republican's key school...

Watered-down Tennessee ‘bathroom bill’ gets House’s OK

The Tennessee Equality Project has said the bill's sections targeting transgender people were removed.
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Former Columbus mayor eyes Georgia US Senate bid as Democrat

But Teresa Tomlinson says she might not run if former Democratic gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams does.
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Tennessee school choice plan likely to be amended in Senate

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - A key Tennessee Republican says Gov. Bill Lee's proposed school choice initiative will likely face substantial changes now that the...
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$40M school safety proposal heads to governor’s desk

Gov. Lee pitched the plan to fund grants for more SROs in schools
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Sen. Mullis bill protecting Georgia monuments passes

ATLANTA (WDEF) - A bill proposed by Senator Jeff Mullis protecting Georgia monuments was passed on Friday. The Senate agreed to changes made by the...
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Bob Corker gives his take on the Mueller report

"I never did think there was any "there" there."

Gov. Lee applies for FEMA disaster grants for flooding

Bledsoe, Hamilton, Marion, Rhea and Sequatchie could get emergency aide.

Tennessee bill update: gym tax, death penalty & open records

NASHVILLE, Tennessee (WDEF/AP) - We've told you about these bills moving through the legislature this session.  Here is an update on how they are...

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