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Tennessee Won't Incentivize COVID Shots But Pays to Vax Cows

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee has sent nearly half a million dollars to farmers who have vaccinated their cattle against... Read More

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee has sent nearly half a million dollars to farmers who have vaccinated their cattle against respiratory diseases and other maladies over the past two years. But Republican Gov. Bill Lee, who grew up on his... Read More

2020-11-02 05:33:11
by TWN Staff
TN-01: Diana Harshbarger (R)

About Harshbarger: ​Diana Harshbarger was born in Kingsport, Tenn., and grew up in the small neighboring town of Bloomingdale. Her... Read More

About Harshbarger: ​Diana Harshbarger was born in Kingsport, Tenn., and grew up in the small neighboring town of Bloomingdale. Her parents taught her that with hard work and an unrelenting spirit, anything is possible. Though they did not have the... Read More

2020-10-28 12:42:20
by TWN Staff
TN Senate: Bill Hagerty (R)

About Hagerty: Born in Gallatin, Tenn., Bill Hagerty’s mother was a schoolteacher and his father worked road construction. As a... Read More

About Hagerty: Born in Gallatin, Tenn., Bill Hagerty’s mother was a schoolteacher and his father worked road construction. As a boy, Hagerty helped tend to the pigs and cattle, before growing up to work in construction like his father. Hagerty’s... Read More

2020-06-09 14:10:35
by Dan McCue
GOP State Lawmakers Make Bid to Keep Trump, RNC in North Carolina

Republican lawmakers in North Carolina plan to vote Tuesday on a measure that would allow President Donald Trump to speak... Read More

Republican lawmakers in North Carolina plan to vote Tuesday on a measure that would allow President Donald Trump to speak in front of a capacity crowd at the Republican National Convention in Charlotte without the restrictions officials have imposed on... Read More

2020-06-05 19:08:49
by Dan McCue
Judge Orders Tennessee to Provide All Voters Absentee Ballots Amid Pandemic

The state of Tennessee must provide all 4.1 million of its registered voters with the option of casting ballots by... Read More

The state of Tennessee must provide all 4.1 million of its registered voters with the option of casting ballots by mail during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, a state court judge ruled on Thursday. Davidson County Chancellor Ellen Hobbs Lyle held... Read More

2019-11-26 22:41:07
by Dan McCue
National Governors Association Working With 5 States on Improving Business Regulations

WASHINGTON — The National Governors Association announced Tuesday it is working with five states – Colorado, Alaska, Delaware, Rhode Island... Read More

WASHINGTON — The National Governors Association announced Tuesday it is working with five states – Colorado, Alaska, Delaware, Rhode Island and Tennessee – to help them improve their business regulatory processes to promote economic development. This work is being completed... Read More

2019-06-26 19:51:26
by Dan McCue
Tennessee Liquor Law That Barred Outsiders From Market Struck Down

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Supreme Court struck down a Tennessee law Wednesday that requires an individual to live in the... Read More

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Supreme Court struck down a Tennessee law Wednesday that requires an individual to live in the state for at least two years to be eligible for a license to sell liquor. At issue in the case... Read More

2019-01-02 02:36:33
by TN-06: John Rose (R)
TN-06: John Rose (R)

I am a lifelong Tennessean and a lifelong resident of Tennessee’s 6th Congressional District. This is my home. In ... Read More

I am a lifelong Tennessean and a lifelong resident of Tennessee’s 6th Congressional District. This is my home. In fact, I am the eighth generation in my family to farm in Temperance Hall, a small community in DeKalb County. Read More

2019-01-02 02:16:12
by TN-07: Mark Green (R)
TN-07: Mark Green (R)

First elected to the Tennessee State Senate in 2012, Dr. Mark Green is a physician, businessman, veteran, and Congressman-elect for Tennessee’... Read More

First elected to the Tennessee State Senate in 2012, Dr. Mark Green is a physician, businessman, veteran, and Congressman-elect for Tennessee’s Seventh Congressional District. Mark decided to run for office during his... Read More

2019-01-02 01:59:08
by TN-02: Tim Burchett (R)
TN-02: Tim Burchett (R)

Tim Burchett is a lifelong East Tennessee conservative, a husband, a dad, and the Republican nominee for Congress in Tennessee’... Read More

Tim Burchett is a lifelong East Tennessee conservative, a husband, a dad, and the Republican nominee for Congress in Tennessee’s 2nd Congressional District. He is running for Congress because he is fed up with the status ... Read More

TN Senate: Marsha Blackburn (R)

When Marsha was 16 years old, she had her first job working at a dress shop. She went to college on ... Read More

When Marsha was 16 years old, she had her first job working at a dress shop. She went to college on a 4-H scholarship and went on to sell educational books door to door for the Southwestern company. It was there ... Read More

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