Natalie Allison, The Tennessean

Natalie Allison

The Tennessean

Nashville, TN, United States

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Recent articles by Natalie:

President Trump wants to declare antifa a terrorist group. Here's what we know about their Tennessee activities.

President Trump said he wants to declare antifa a terrorist group, but there's no clear evidence they were involved in Saturday's Nashville protests. → Read More

Tennessee to stop sharing COVID-19 patient data with local law enforcement, first responders

The controversial policy drew bipartisan opposition over privacy concerns. → Read More

Rep. John DeBerry, ousted by Democrats, may run as independent under new bill

Republicans are pushing a bill that would allow John DeBerry to get back on the November ballot. → Read More

House committee passes permitless gun carry bill, despite governor saying it is no longer priority

Gov. Bill Lee said in recent weeks he is now only focused on making needed alterations to the budget. → Read More

Efforts to halt Tennessee school voucher program fail in House committee

The controversial program has been ruled unconstitutional, but the state is appealing the decision. → Read More

Where coronavirus isn't: What's kept cases officially at zero in these 200 counties?

Limited testing may create undercounts, but isolation also seems to play a role in keeping the dwindling list of American places virus-free. → Read More

Where coronavirus isn't: What's kept cases officially at zero in these 200 counties?

Limited testing may create undercounts, but isolation also seems to play a role in keeping the dwindling list of American places virus-free. → Read More

Gov. Bill Lee wants businesses mandated to shut down to be first to receive state grants

Lee also said he is pushing for the feds to allow Tennessee to use coronavirus money to offset revenue shortfalls. → Read More

Tennessee Department of Health initially denied first responder requests for COVID-19 patient data, emails show

Gov. Bill Lee's office quickly stepped in to remedy the policy after complaints from prosecutors. → Read More

Rare bipartisan agreement: TN Republicans, Democrats raise concerns over sharing COVID-19 patient data with police

The Tennessee Department of Health is sharing the names and addresses of those who test positive for the coronavirus with law enforcement. → Read More

Tennessee is giving out free masks to residents. The state hopes it will increase testing.

Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee's coronavirus team announced Tuesday that 300,000 cloth face masks are being distributed to all 95 counties. → Read More

Head of Gov. Bill Lee's coronavirus response team leaves for private sector

Stuart McWhorter had stepped down as commissioner of the state's finance department in order to take his current role. → Read More

Tennessee spends $8.2 million on sock material masks criticized by Democratic lawmakers

The masks are being manufactured by North Carolina-based sock company Renfro Corporation and given to Tennesseans for free. → Read More

Tennessee lawmakers weigh school voucher money as other education initiatives face cuts

The governor has said he wants to move full steam with his limited ESA program, despite major cuts to statewide education initiatives. → Read More

Starting this week, Tennesseans can get a free mask. Here's how.

The first 300,000 of 5 million will be available this week. → Read More

Tennessee prison inmate dies after being diagnosed with coronavirus

More than half of the inmates tested at Trousdale Turner tested positive for coronavirus last week. → Read More

Judge rules Gov. Bill Lee's education savings account program unconstitutional

A Davidson County judge ruled late Monday that the education savings account program violated the Tennessee constitution. → Read More

Tennessee to test all inmates, prison staff after massive outbreak at Trousdale Turner

More than 1,200 inmates and staff at Trousdale Turner prison have tested positive. → Read More

Gov. Bill Lee won't say whether he will intervene in Nashville, Memphis plans to delay reopening businesses

The governor said he doesn't expect the situation to get to the point of needing to intervene. → Read More

Tennessee gyms, fitness centers to open Friday, excluding state's largest urban areas

Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee announced Tuesday that gyms in 89 of the state's 95 counties can reopen Friday. The state's largest cities are excluded. → Read More