Inside the Tennessee Senate chambers. (Photo: John Partipilo)

Revamped unemployment bill takes Senate step

Legislation that could reduce Tennessee’s unemployment time frame but increase payments $50 a week started moving Wednesday in the state Senate, despite complaints it...
A 2018 photo from a TIRRC demonstration. (Photo: Jon Dragonette/TIRRC Facebook)

TIRRC pushes Congress to create easier path to citizenship

Immigrants and new Americans made up a large portion of essential workers during the pandemic, and Tennessee immigrant advocates joined a nationwide effort urging...
(Photo: Dickersonfors20, Facebook)

Comprehensive Pain Specialists, former senator settle fraud allegations for $4.1M

Former Republican state Sen. Steve Dickerson was dropped from a lawsuit filed by the federal government alleging fraud by Comprehensive Pain Specialists, but Dickerson...
The Tennessee Senate Chambers. (Photo: John Partipilo)

Governor could appoint statewide chancery court to hear all constitutional cases

Legislation creating a so-called super-court to hear constitutional challenges would allow the governor to appoint the three-judge panel and then the attorney general to...
George Floyd's nephew Brandon Williams (left) raises hands in triumph with civil rights attorney Ben Crump after former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was convicted of murder and manslaughter on April 20, 2021. Photo by Max Nesterak/Minnesota Reformer.

Tennessee officials respond to Chauvin verdict

Tuesday afternoon a Minneapolis found police officer Derek Chauvin guilty on three charges resulting from the killing of George Floyd. Chauvin was convicted of second-degree...

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