Goal is getting substance abusers into treatment, say supporters. Critics worry abortions may increase.
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When seen as a tool for bettering classroom outcomes, instructors appreciate benefits of performance appraisals
Fiscal Review Committee members say any job that isn’t competitively bid demands vigilant, explicit scrutiny by legislators
A lack of financial oversight allowed one soil conservation district employee to embezzle almost $50,000 and another district to post a shortfall of $50,000, according to an audit of the Tennessee Department of Agriculture. Lax money monitoring also allowed questionable grants to be awarded to the Tennessee State Fair Association and delayed inspections of food […]
Governor, state financial officers, hopeful ‘AAA’ borrowing status will be retained
More than 500 state workers have returned to work after President Obama and the U.S. Congress reached an agreement to end the partial federal shutdown. Jeff Hentschel, spokesman for the Tennessee Department of Labor, said all furloughed workers are back on the job, but the state is still waiting for word about back pay. “We […]
Among other issues, miscellaneous spending lacks proper tracking, controls
The clip at which Rutherford County state Rep. Joe Carr is raising money to try and unseat incumbent U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander in the Tennessee GOP primary next year doesn’t appear to be fast and furious. Carr told conservative radio host Ralph Bristol his campaign didn’t do nearly as well as incumbent Alexander, who reported […]
Gates to Smokies reopen Wednesday, at Tennessee’s expense
Shutdown Roundup: 27 Dept. of Labor statisticians cut loose. Other agencies OK for now