By Associated Press | 11/25/13 09:09 AM
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Gov. Bill Haslam is wrapping up his annual budget hearings as he prepares to assemble his annual spending proposal.
By Erik Schelzig | 11/15/13 09:49 AM
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — A top Volkswagen labor official says a pending decision about union representation for workers at the automaker's lone U.S. plant will have no bearing on whether the company will decide to add the production of another vehicle there.
By Associated Press | 11/13/13 06:49 PM
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A report by the state's Fiscal Review Committee has found that refugees bring in more money to Tennessee than they cost the state in entitlements. But that's not the message some of the lawmakers who asked for the report want to hear. Due to a lack of data, the author...
By Susan Haigh | 11/13/13 09:43 AM
HARTFORD, Conn. — Thousands of students in five states will be spending more time at school. More than 9,000 students are attending select, high-poverty schools in Connecticut, Colorado, Massachusetts and New York that have developed expanded school schedules as part of the TIME...
By Sean Higgins | 11/11/13 06:02 PM
United Auto Workers organizer Gary Casteel says Volkswagen’s Chattanooga, Tenn., workers want to form a union. But he’s not particularly interested in letting them put that up to a vote. “We've determined we definitely have a majority of employees who favor this representation,”...
By Sean Higgins | 11/09/13 11:56 AM
A Volkswagen plant in Chattanooga has been the subject of considerable turmoil due to an organizing effort by the United Auto Workers. This is not exactly a grassroots effort by the workers, though. Instead, it is being driven by outside pressure from UAW, which hopes to take advantage of...
11/06/13 09:48 AM
Families are already feeling the effects of food stamp cuts put into place last week. East Tennessee food banks are left to pick up where the benefits are falling short. More than one million Tennesseans are seeing less money for food assistance starting this month.
By Associated Press | 10/30/13 07:51 AM
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Anti-abortion rights activists are planning a high-dollar fundraiser next week to kick off their campaign for a constitutional amendment next fall that would give lawmakers more power to restrict access to abortions. Republican state Senate Speaker Ron Ramsey is...
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