In an effort to cut confusion and cut costs, Governor Terry McAuliffe announced the merger of Medicare and Medicaid benefits for Virginians enrolled in both programs Thursday. More>>
State lawmakers are taking President Barack Obama's advice and not waiting on Congress to raise the minimum wage. More>>
A proposal that would require the governor to get legislative approval for any potential deal to expand Medicaid in Tennessee has passed the Senate. More>>
Texas Republicans picked the state's attorney general in the fight to succeed longtime Gov. Rick Perry, while a rising Democratic star coasted to her party's nomination Tuesday night during the nation's first... More>>
President Barack Obama's election-year budget seeks to rally fellow Democrats with new help for the working poor and fresh money for road-building, education and research. It also pulls back from controversial cuts to... More>>
Greene County election officials are extending the deadline for qualifying for an election for two offices – County Commissioner 2nd Commission District and County Clerk. The qualifying deadlines have been extended due to the withdrawals of commissioner John Carter and clerk David Thompson. More>>
WASHINGTON (AP) - A senior administration official says Secretary of State John Kerry will travel to the Ukrainian capital of Kiev on Tuesday to meet with government officials. Kerry's trip comes as the U.S. and other Western nations weigh a response to Russia's military advance into Ukraine. Kerry has raised the possibility of issuing economic sanctions and visa bans, freezing Russian assets and levying trade and investment penalties. The official says the U.S. now believes that Russia has... More>>
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Federal prosecutors say they've corrected technical problems that delayed the transfer of a vast amount of computerized evidence to former Gov. Bob McDonnell's attorneys. McDonnell More>>
Rep. John Dingell, who played a key role in some of the biggest liberal legislative victories of the past 60 years, said Monday that he will not try to add to what is already the longest congressional career in history. More>>
A Kansas lawmaker is proposing a bill that would allow teachers, caregivers and parents to spank children hard enough to leave marks. Current Kansas law allows spanking that doesn't leave marks. Rep. Gail Finney, a Democrat from Wichita, says he wants to allow up to 10 strikes of the hand and that could leave redness and bruising.
A Kansas lawmaker is proposing a bill that would allow teachers, caregivers and parents to spank children hard enough to leave marks.
Current Kansas law allows spanking that doesn't leave marks. Rep. Gail Finney, a Democrat from Wichita, says he wants to allow up to 10 strikes of the hand and that could leave redness and bruising.
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It's been more than 10 days since the government shutdown began, and people are starting to get angry about it. Here are ways the Internet is making it easier for you to tell the government how you really feel about this mess. More>>
Click here to view Sullivan County's May 21 municipal election results. Local polls close tonight at 8:00 p.m.
Click here to find a form of polling locations for the municipal elections in Sullivan County. You'll also find a list of candidates for Bristol, Bluff City and interviews with Kingsport's mayoral and alderman candidates.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - State Finance Commissioner Mark Emkes says overall April revenues were $160.9 million more than the state budgeted. Emkes in a release Thursday said total collections in April More>>