don sundquist

Gov. Bill Haslam’s office denied a public records request to review his official calendar, a decision that in Tennessee can only be challenged via the courts. An open government advocate said the public has an interest in seeing Haslam’s schedule.


Honored as a powerful politician and committed leader whose words were his bond, the Covington Democrat announced Thursday he will not seek re-election this fall. Naifeh’s legislative career spans almost four decades and includes an 18-year tenure as speaker.

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Larger than Life

by Mike Morrow on April 10, 2011

Saturday’s funeral service for Gov. Ned Ray McWherter at the Capitol drew a power-packed line-up of state dignitaries. Al Gore and Bill Clinton eulogized. Also attending were Gov. Bill Haslam, U.S. Sens. Lamar Alexander and Bob Corker, former U.S. Sens. Howard Baker, Jim Sasser and Harlan Mathews and former governors Phil Bredesen, Don Sundquist and Winfield Dunn.