Tennessee lawmakers are again getting involved in the fight over transgender access to school facilities, even though President Donald Trump's administration has dropped its investigations into civil rights complaints from transgender students.
The leader of the state House of Representatives is calling on a Middle Tennessee lawmaker to step down amid allegations that he made sexual advances toward three teenage girls while working as a basketball coach thirty years ago.
Thousands flocked to downtown Nashville Saturday morning for March for Our Lives, and it was students who led the pack, spearheading almost every aspect from logistics to publicity to the speaker lineup.
The East Tennessee legislator who's been trying to win passage of a law allowing medical cannabis in Tennessee unveiled a new approach Wednesday, in the hope of getting it through the General Assembly.
He suggests protecting many users from criminal prosecution. But they'd have to go out of state to buy cannabis and to get a doctor's prescription for it.
Nashville officials are debating a potential cut to former bodyguard Robert Forrest’s pension, following his affair with ex-Mayor Megan Barry and his subsequent decision to retire from his public position. The Nashville Employee Benefits Board has sole authority over setting the terms of the police sergeant’s pension, although Forrest may appeal the decision if he deems it unfair.