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By: J.R. Lind
Posted: Thursday, August 13, 2015 - 17:29

Former mayor and governor Phil Bredesen doesn't hand out endorsements easily or often — he stayed quiet during the general election though we can probably assume he wasn't going to endorse Bill Freeman — but he's out in favor of Megan Barry.

Amanda Haggard at Pith:

By: J.R. Lind
Posted: Thursday, August 13, 2015 - 09:59

Voucher-backer and Insure Tennessee opponent Jason Zachary will replace Ryan Haynes in the State House. 

By: J.R. Lind
Posted: Thursday, August 13, 2015 - 07:15

The Nashville Business Coalition didn't endorse anyone in the general election but has endorsed both Megan Barry and David Fox in the runoff.

By: J.R. Lind
Posted: Thursday, August 13, 2015 - 07:13

Steven Hale takes notice of the jabs Megan Barry and David Fox took at one another on election night while Joey Garrison reports on some swipes the candidates took at each other on education.

By: J.R. Lind
Posted: Wednesday, August 12, 2015 - 13:25

A charter operator wants to open two more schools. But last night, the vote was headed for a deadlock, putting the final decision on the shoulders of Sharon Gentry, absent from Tuesday's meeting.

By: J.R. Lind
Posted: Wednesday, August 12, 2015 - 13:25

The veep will be in attendance at the city-wide memorial service for the murdered service members.

By: J.R. Lind
Posted: Wednesday, August 12, 2015 - 13:24

Sen. Mark Norris is on the statewide tour with the governor but he's told him there's not much chance of a gas tax increase happening next session.

By: J.R. Lind
Posted: Tuesday, August 11, 2015 - 20:50

With Ryan Haynes' resignation, House 14 is open. Republicans in the district head out to the primary today which isn't just tantamount to election (as it would normally be in the East Tennessee district) but basically is the election as Democrats haven't put anybody up.

By: J.R. Lind
Posted: Tuesday, August 11, 2015 - 13:46

Guardsmen will be able to carry concealed wth a permit on state sites but not openly under a new policy.

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