Gov. Bill Lee’s rejection of federal HIV prevention dollars has left service providers, public health officials and legislators in the dark.
2022 Revue: Higher Education
The University of Tennessee dealt with record enrollment and legislative mandates this year, while Knoxville College launched a reboot.
Power Poll: Big Picture Views
Respondents express some optimism and some pessimism, and offer their opinions on what state and local governments should prioritize.
Election 2022: Status Quo Prevails
Heavy turnout delays results but the outcome leaves the partisan makeup of Knox County’s legislative delegation unchanged.
Election 2022: Amendment #1
On November’s ballot, voters will have the chance to add Tennessee’s ‘right to work’ law to the state constitution. Union members and organizers strongly oppose it.
Civics Institute Takes Shape
Amid faculty concerns, Gov. Lee’s proposed Institute for American Civics at UT moves closer to reality with bipartisan legislative support.
A New Formula
Gov. Bill Lee’s school funding plan would put a dollar amount on each student. What would it mean for Knox County?
Raising the Rates
Tennessee mental health providers see hope for increased state funding this year.
Power Poll: COVID Special Session Gets Low Marks
Survey respondents also believe progressive Democrats are primarily responsible for recent party losses.
After leading the local COVID-19 response, the director of the Knox County Health Department is stepping down.