Tennessee tax revenue exceeded budgeted estimates in April.
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 | 2:02pm
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 | 1:02pm
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 | 11:37am
NASHVILLE – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam will make history on Wednesday as he signs the Tennessee Reconnect Act, making Tennessee the first state in the nation to offer all citizens – both high school graduates and adults – the chance to earn a postsecondary degree or certificate free of tuition and fees and at no cost to taxpayers. Haslam will be in each of the grand divisions, holding bill signing ceremonies in Morristown, Smyrna and Memphis.
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 | 11:29am
NASHVILLE -- Tennessee Department of Financial Institutions Commissioner Greg Gonzales announced today that the maximum effective formula rate of interest in Tennessee is 8.0 percent per annum.
The rate is based on a ceiling of 4.00 percent over the weekly average prime loan rate of 4.0 percent as published by the Federal Reserve on May 22, 2017.
Commissioner Gonzales said the rate remains in effect until the average prime loan rate as announced by the Federal Reserve Bank changes.
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 | 9:13am
Ahead of the Memorial Day holiday weekend, the Tennessee State Fire Marshal’s Office (SFMO) reminds Tennesseans to be especially mindful of the risks from electrical shocks while boating or spending time on the water this summer.
Monday, May 22, 2017 | 2:00pm
Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe along with leaders from GCP Applied Technologies announced today that the company will expand its manufacturing operations in Maury County. The global construction materials manufacturer expects to invest $11 million and create 29 new jobs in Mount Pleasant. With this expansion, GCP will be adding a new product line within its existing facility.
Monday, May 22, 2017 | 1:31pm
A Hamilton County woman is charged with doctor shopping for prescription drugs, using TennCare as payment for the pills.
Monday, May 22, 2017 | 11:36am
The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation’s (TDEC) mobile household hazardous waste collection service will be in Stewart County on Saturday, June 3. Since the program’s inception in 1993, more than 338,000 households have properly disposed of more than 22 million pounds of material.
Monday, May 22, 2017 | 10:39am
Additional information submitted by hospital systems, process moves forward
NASHVILLE – Tennessee Department of Health Commissioner John Dreyzehner, MD, MPH, FACOEM, in consultation with Tennessee Attorney General Herbert H. Slatery III today announced the Certificate of Public Advantage application from Mountain States Health Alliance and Wellmont Health System has been deemed complete and the COPA process will move forward.
Friday, May 19, 2017 | 2:33pm
A complete list of lane-closure activity due to construction or maintenance operations on state-owned roads within the 24 middle and east Tennessee counties of TDOT Region 2.
Friday, May 19, 2017 | 2:11pm
The state’s 2017-18 hunting seasons will be set when the Tennessee Fish and Wildlife Commission holds its next meeting, May 23-24 on the campus of Bryan College in Dayton.
Friday, May 19, 2017 | 9:34am
The Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance (TDCI) announces disciplinary action against Carey R. Carroll, Jr., a Knoxville-based former Tennessee insurance producer who violated multiple provisions of Tennessee law, resulting in a $400,000 penalty and the revocation of his insurance producer license.
Friday, May 19, 2017 | 9:27am
A Sullivan County woman is charged with TennCare fraud in connection with the sale of prescription drugs paid for by the state’s healthcare insurance program.
Thursday, May 18, 2017 | 3:03pm
NASHVILLE - The Special Investigations Section of the Tennessee Department of Revenue conducted the investigation that led to Wednesday’s indictment and arrest of Robert Johnston for tax evasion. Johnston, 72, surrendered to the Marshall County Sheriff’s Office and was arraigned before Judge Forest Durard. Johnston was released after posting a $5,000 bond.
Thursday, May 18, 2017 | 1:42pm
The Tennessee State Fire Marshal’s Office (SFMO) will join forces with the Rives Volunteer Fire Department (Obion County) to install free smoke alarms in homes throughout the entire city of Rives on Saturday, May 20, 2017.