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A corporate tax attorney is suing Republican Gov. Bill Haslam’s administration for refusing to produce documents under the Tennessee Open Records Act. Brett Carter of the firm Bradley Arant Boult Cummings filed the lawsuit alleging a “willful violation” of open records laws in chancery court in Nashville on Wednesday. Carter is seeking information used by …

Nissan North America will invest $160 million into the automobile manufacturer’s Smyrna plant, building a new supplier park that will create 1,000 new jobs, according to an announcement by Governor Bill Haslam and Economic and Community Development Commissioner Randy Boyd this afternoon. The project currently involves the construction of an “integrated logistics center” on the …

Governor Bill Haslam’s proposal to extend healthcare coverage to 280,000 low-income Tennesseans failed during a special legislative session on Wednesday afternoon. The Senate Health Committee defeated the Republican governor’s Insure Tennessee plan on a 7-4 vote. The Tennessee General Assembly met early Wednesday afternoon to decide whether or not to approve Insure Tennessee, the Obamacare alternative proposed …