Lost Medicaid Funding
To date, the failure to expand Medicaid / TennCare has cost the State of Tennessee ? in lost federal funding.
Things you should Know
Submitted by WhitesCreek on January 13, 2014 - 9:09am.
From Gail Kerr:
This is Tennessee...It will never happen!
Submitted by WhitesCreek on January 12, 2014 - 9:53am.
Terry Adams comes highly recommended by the folks I've talked to who know him, even the Republicans. Can he beat the rich career politician with a massive campaign chest funded by his lobbyist friends? We'll see.
Question I'd like the press to ask Lamar: Given that your life has been spent on the state and Federal payroll, How did you get so rich?
Submitted by mushy on January 11, 2014 - 7:28pm.
Submitted by WhitesCreek on January 11, 2014 - 3:43pm.
My good friend Randy Button was a mole, I expected that, but....Et Tu, Dave Cooley?
Submitted by WhitesCreek on January 11, 2014 - 1:02pm.
With Roane County's history in the TVCA ash disaster we need our officials to be transparent and diligent. There are a lot of unanswered questions here but bottom line, Roane County officials need to go by the book, period!
Submitted by WhitesCreek on January 11, 2014 - 8:20am.
This will be exceedingly tedious and possibly painful. Which one wants to repeal Obamacare the most, stop gay marriage the worst, and prevent Obama from taking your guns more than anything in the whole world so you can carry guns into schools and churches and private property? I also predict neither of those candidates will run on creating jobs.
Submitted by WhitesCreek on January 10, 2014 - 9:26am.
School vouchers, lobbyists, Minimum wage, and pretty much nothing out of our legislature that will help you and me.
Submitted by WhitesCreek on January 10, 2014 - 7:32am.
Tony Rice has toughed out throat cancer that took his voice and now arthritis is taking his fingers. I've seen him several times but never enough.
Submitted by WhitesCreek on January 9, 2014 - 3:47pm.
Submitted by WhitesCreek on January 9, 2014 - 10:16am.
And more from CPI
Submitted by WhitesCreek on January 9, 2014 - 8:48am.
This is exactly the type of P R Roane County needs.
Submitted by WhitesCreek on January 9, 2014 - 8:46am.
Submitted by WhitesCreek on January 9, 2014 - 8:43am.
Kraft Foods says there may be a Velveeta shortage...particularly noticeable during football playoffs...
Submitted by WhitesCreek on January 9, 2014 - 8:40am.
Submitted by WhitesCreek on January 8, 2014 - 9:48am.
That and some other good news at CPI...
Submitted by WhitesCreek on January 8, 2014 - 9:23am.
But you already knew about this from your local media, right?
Submitted by WhitesCreek on January 8, 2014 - 8:41am.
The Tennessee Bar Association Young Lawyers Division has named Jack McNew its CASA Volunteer of the Year.
Jack has been a Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) volunteer for five years. He was instrumental in the formation of CASA of the Ninth Judicial District, the local CASA agency serving Loudon, Morgan, and Roane counties, and has served on its board of directors since 2009. In his five years as a volunteer advocate, Jack has represented the interests of nearly two dozen children before the juvenile courts, devoting hundreds of hours and driving thousands of miles to get to know the children, understand their needs, and be their advocate in court and with schools and social service agencies.
Submitted by WhitesCreek on January 8, 2014 - 7:05am.
Some power contracts with TVA allow TVA to cut electricity off during high power demand periods. Murry State students learn why this is a bad idea.
Submitted by mushy on January 7, 2014 - 7:36pm.
Submitted by WhitesCreek on January 7, 2014 - 9:20am.
Crockett Policy Institute...
Submitted by WhitesCreek on January 7, 2014 - 8:04am.
It's crunchy outside. Drive safely!
Submitted by WhitesCreek on January 6, 2014 - 4:33pm.
But you can only sign up for TN care online. This is pretty much insanity. More at TFP...
"In Tennessee, there's a clear sense from (GOP)government officials that if they did things that were cooperative with the new law, they would pay the political price," she said. "At the end of the day, Tennesseans don't care whether the governor hates Obama or loves him -- they just care if their child is going to be able to get the medicine they need."
Submitted by WhitesCreek on January 6, 2014 - 10:23am.
Also, TN has its own healthcare website scandal: $35.7 million dollar TennCare website doesn't exist!
Thank you, Crockett Policy Institute for pointing out the real news in our state!
Submitted by WhitesCreek on January 5, 2014 - 5:34pm.
Submitted by WhitesCreek on January 5, 2014 - 4:37pm.
... Winter Weather Advisory now in effect from 10 PM this evening to noon EST Monday...
The National Weather Service in Morristown has issued a Wind Chill Advisory... which is in effect from 3 PM Monday to noon EST Tuesday.
* Event... up to 2 inches of snow accumulation will be possible. Rapidly falling temperatures tonight may cause wet spots on roads to quickly freeze.
* Timing... rain will change to snow toward midnight tonight...before tapering off to scattered snow showers by sunrise.
* Impacts... snow and ice may make driving and walking hazardous on untreated roadways and sidewalks.
Submitted by WhitesCreek on January 5, 2014 - 2:39pm.
This is a great read!
Submitted by WhitesCreek on January 4, 2014 - 5:55pm.
Sunday night: Rain and snow, becoming all snow after 1am. Low around 16. South wind around 15 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
This event will be followed by very cold temperatures, brought to us by a cold weather vortex which normally would stay near Canada. Rising heat energy in the atmosphere creates more powerful vortexes that can reach further south than normal, much like it recently caused tropical storms to hit Canada.
Submitted by WhitesCreek on January 4, 2014 - 5:49pm.
Couldn't we just skip this step and go straight to the Colorado situation where it is heavily taxed, regulated, and legal?
Submitted by WhitesCreek on January 4, 2014 - 8:25am.
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