(The Center Square) – A measure to prevent any government in Tennessee from requiring a COVID-19 vaccine passport is making its way through the General Assembly.
The House Public Service Subcommittee passed a bill last week that would permit hundreds of local utility boards that govern rates for electric, water, gas and other public services to stop meeting in person if they choose.
Tennessee Men’s Health Network joined with Men’s Health Network and other health organizations to raise awareness of testicular cancer during Testicular Cancer Awareness Month in April.
(The Center Square) – The low tax burden on Tennessee residents is bested by only one state, according to a new report by the personal finance website WalletHub.
(The Center Square) – The Tennessee legislature is considering the removal of a $400 annual privilege tax on certain professions in Tennessee.
Under current law, Tennessee patients can be required to use certain pharmacies to fill their prescriptions, but a bill in the state legislature could change that.
Nashville State Community College plans to return to a more traditional class schedule for the fall semester, while it continues to provide online, virtual and hybrid options.
Gov. Bill Lee recently re-introduced the mental health trust fund in a renewed proposal to assist K-12 families who face significant mental health issues in the wake of COVID-19.
(The Center Square) – Carrying a handgun without a permit in Tennessee is now law after Gov. Bill Lee signed legislation April 8 to allow it.
The Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance and the Tennessee Board of Funeral Directors and Embalmers are raising awareness among consumers and Tennessee funeral professionals that the Federal Emergency Management Agency issued its final policy on providing financial assistance regarding COVID-19-related funeral expenses.
(The Center Square) – The Tennessee Senate unanimously passed a bill April 7 that would expand craft breweries' ability to distribute their beer on their own.
(The Center Square) – Some Tennessee businesses could receive more COVID-19 pandemic assistance after a bill that would exempt relief funds from state taxes unanimously passed the House on April 5.
Calls to the state's child-abuse hotline declined by 15% in the past year, but experts said increased isolation and disrupted school schedules likely contributed to the dip in reporting.
(The Center Square)—There are nearly 2,400 people worldwide whose individual net worth exceeds $1 billion – and more than one-quarter of them live in the United States.
(The Center Square)—The COVID-19 pandemic and the resulting lifestyle restrictions changed alcohol consumption habits, including shifting consumer preferences to wine and spirits.
(The Center Square) – Tennessee Attorney General Herbert Slatery and Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron recently filed a federal lawsuit against the Biden administration in an attempt to stop what they argue is an unconstitutional attempt by the federal government to block states from enacting tax cuts.
The Swan Lake Tennis Complex at 2002 Sanders Road received significant equipment upgrades thanks to a $10,000 grant from the U.S. Tennis Association-Tennessee that will be split between the city of Clarksville and Austin Peay State University.
The Clarksville-Montgomery County Arts and Heritage Development Council invited organizations that seek funding for artistic and cultural projects that benefit the community to apply for an Arts Build Communities grant.
The Clarksville campus of the Tennessee College of Applied Technology expects to award diplomas this month to the first seven graduates in the college’s building construction technology program, which was first offered in September 2019.
The Better Business Bureau of Middle Tennessee and southern Kentucky will play host to Secure Your ID Day, a document shredding event aimed to increase public awareness about identity theft prevention, April 17 from 9 a.m. until noon at the Pinnacle Family Entertainment Center at 403 Warfield Blvd.