Asserting the primacy of local control, Council votes unanimously to oppose legislation that would change Knoxville’s election system.
Tennessee state employees are likely to receive paid parental leave in next year’s budget. Will the private sector follow?
As the Legislature debates changes to its third-grade retention law, the key issue remains who will make the decision.
Bill Aims to Change City Elections
Legislation under consideration in Nashville would force Knoxville to abandon citywide voting for district City Council representatives.
An Uncertain Future
Gov. Bill Lee’s rejection of federal HIV prevention dollars has left service providers, public health officials and legislators in the dark.
Power Poll: Legislative Culture Wars
A large majority of survey respondents favor revisiting the state’s abortion ban but most are not optimistic that lawmakers will amend the law.
Power Poll: Rewinding 2022
Respondents weigh in on what they see as the most significant stories in government and education from the past year.
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: Election Day Arrives
Races for governor, Congress and the state Legislature are on the ballot, along with four state constitutional amendments.
Election 2022: State House District 15
Incumbent Democrat Sam McKenzie faces off against perennial candidate Charles “Pete” Drew in a Democratic stronghold.