Gov. Bill Lee

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Tennessee officials have reported the state's first death from a vaping-related respiratory illness.

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Gov. Bill Lee on Thursday downplayed recent pushback on his administration’s effort to change Tennessee’s Medicaid program into a block grant system, countering that the opposition is likely due to misinformation.

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The Tennessee governor is refraining from weighing in on the attorney general's request to schedule executions for nine death-row prisoners and restore a 10th inmate's death sentence.

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Tennessee would become the first state in the nation to receive its Medicaid funding in a lump sum under a proposal seeking to drastically overhaul the program that provides health care services to low-income and disabled residents.

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A new report from Tennessee's tourism department shows that tourists spent an average of $60 million per day last year.

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Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee said Monday that his administration is looking at several policy options to increase public safety after two mass shootings over the weekend.

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Public health officials say more Tennesseans are now eligible for free mental health services under the state's behavior health safety net program.

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Drivers in Tennessee could face fines if they're caught using hand-held cellphones behind the wheel starting Monday, when that law and more than 140 others take effect.

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Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee on Thursday announced he's calling a special legislative session in late August to allow the GOP-controlled House to replace the state's House speaker, who has promised to resign after a series of scandals.

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Mitsubishi Motors announced on Tuesday that it is relocating its North America headquarters from California to Tennessee, a move that will bring the Japanese automaker closer to its sister company Nissan and strengthen Tennessee's growing reputation as an epicenter of the automotive sector.

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