PAC Men and Women

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Local candidates from both parties benefit from political action committee donations, although with some differences in who’s writing the checks.

Cataloging the Classroom

Two photos showing full bookshelves on the left and the same shelves empty on the right.

Knox County Schools aims to comply with a state requirement for online lists of materials by next spring.

A New Formula

Gov. Bill Lee

Gov. Bill Lee’s school funding plan would put a dollar amount on each student. What would it mean for Knox County?

Numbers Game

The state House redistricting plan radically changes the boundaries of three Knox County districts and assigns a new number to one of them.

Cramped Quarters

Knoxville state Rep. Gloria Johnson moves her desk to the hallway after Majority Leader Cameron Sexton assigns her assistant to a closet.

TennCare Expansion Revisited

Tennessee State Capitol Building

State Sen. Richard Briggs is making the latest pitch to extend public health insurance coverage to Tennessee’s working poor.

A ‘Flexible’ Year

Tennessee State Capitol Building

The Tennessee General Assembly returns to action today, in a session that will probably be dominated by the COVID-19 pandemic.

The COVID Effect on Voting

Concerns about the pandemic have helped fuel record levels for early and absentee voting during this year’s election.