Gov. Bill Lee and state officials give an update on the coronavirus outbreak in Tennessee.
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Tennessee Republicans propose taking funds away from school districts that went virtual
Republican lawmakers filed legislation for the special session to take education funds away from school districts that don't open for at least 70 days during the current school year and the full 180 ...
New conservative group Tennessee Stands takes on government mandates
In the six months since Tennessee Stands launched as a fresh conservative voice railing against pandemic policies — galvanizing resistance to COVID-19 emergency orders by state and local officials — ...
Tennessee gov set for State of the State speech in February
Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee is slated to give his third annual State of the State speech on Feb. 8. State lawmakers announced the date of the evening address on Friday. The first-term governor has entered ...
Tennessee governor faces criticism for approach to virus
As their state faced one of its toughest months of the pandemic, Tennesseans watched Gov. Bill Lee’s rare primetime address to see whether new public restrictions ...
Governor Lee Announces Interventions For Students Who Have Fallen Behind Due To COVID-19; Added Funding For Teacher Salaries
Tennessee Governor Bill Lee on Thursday announced special session legislation addressing K-12 student learning loss and the adverse effects on Tennessee students’ proficiency in reading and math after ...
Tennessee bill would give local school boards, governor authority to open, close schools
A bill that would give local school boards sole authority to open or close schools was filed by Memphis lawmakers Monday, just days ahead of the Tennessee General Assembly's speci ...
Tennessee doctors group turns to lawmakers for mask mandate
A group of Tennessee doctors that has been pushing Gov. Bill Lee for a statewide mask mandate turned its attention to the legislature on Tuesday, the first day of the ...
Tennessee lawmakers return for 2021 legislative session
Tennessee lawmakers gathered to start their annual session Tuesday in Nashville amid a pandemic and an FBI probe that drew searches of multiple legislative offices by federal agents last week.
Tennessee announces COVID-19 vaccine eligibility tool
Tennessee officials have set up an online tool that helps people figure out when they will be eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine. Gov. Bill Lee's office announced the initiative Tuesday as the state ...