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 April 22, 2014 - 9:54am.
Submitted by WhitesCreek on April 22, 2014 - 6:57am.
Today is Earth Day.
Dr. Mary Headrick says, " April 22 is our chance to pause and think. Are we good stewards of our Garden of Eden, Earth? There is no Planet B."
I couldn't find a single Republican candidate statement on Earth Day. Sustainability is still a UN plot to destroy America, apparently.
That said there's this:
Roane County has achieved the lowest rung of a TVA sponsored community sustainability program.
TN First Lady Crissy Haslam is launching a program that will teach children how to identify trees in honor of Earth Day.
Submitted by WhitesCreek on April 21, 2014 - 4:54pm.
Dr. Mary Headrick, a retired physician and 30 year advocate for Health Insurance Reform, says that the economic benefits of the Affordable Healthcare Act and Medicaid expansion should appeal to anyone with a brain. The Democratic Candidate for Congress in Tennessee's 3rd District also says, "Tennessee's refusal to take the Federal Dollars means two of our citizens needlessly die every single day. That is a tragedy to anyone with a heart!"
Headrick, an expert on what the numbers are and what they mean to Tennesseans, will address Dr Don Bruce's Health Economics class on Tuesday April 22 on the Knoxville Campus of the University of Tennessee.
Submitted by WhitesCreek on April 21, 2014 - 10:26am.
From Ken Yager's District Office:
Submitted by WhitesCreek on April 21, 2014 - 8:56am.
Want to see what the water quality is in your favorite stream? TDEC has a site that shows the good, the bad, and the ugly. Go to the site and zoom in on Roane County( Or any other place you're interested in). Click on "Stream Assesment" and take that in. When you are ready, click on "Waterbody Assessment" and prepare to be mad.
Submitted by macmurchadh on April 21, 2014 - 8:42am.
Submitted by WhitesCreek on April 20, 2014 - 6:50pm.
Submitted by WhitesCreek on April 20, 2014 - 6:57am.
Sunrise has moved north east over the gorge and actually hits the house much later in the morning than in winter months.
Submitted by WhitesCreek on April 20, 2014 - 6:44am.
Submitted by WhitesCreek on April 20, 2014 - 6:36am.
So let me get this straight...In the best interests of advancing and protecting the rights of TN citizens and workers, Haslam shouldn't have to answer questions on what he did, particularly since what he did was quite possibly illegal?
Submitted by WhitesCreek on April 19, 2014 - 9:35am.
This is like a keystone cops comedy except an innocent person gets locked up, harassed, and then put out on the street with no transportation home. Somebody should lose their job over this..maybe several somebodies.
Submitted by WhitesCreek on April 19, 2014 - 8:34am.
Submitted by WhitesCreek on April 18, 2014 - 12:26pm.
Submitted by WhitesCreek on April 18, 2014 - 8:43am.
Crockett has all the TN buzz:
Submitted by WhitesCreek on April 18, 2014 - 8:40am.
This is what those "Take Back America" people want to take us back to. Problem is, my home state is already there!
Submitted by onetahiti on April 16, 2014 - 7:57pm.
WATE has the story: Link....
Submitted by WhitesCreek on April 16, 2014 - 7:14pm.
This is BIG!
Submitted by mushy on April 16, 2014 - 1:12pm.
Elvis is back on the Princess stage April 19th (this Saturday) at 6PM.
See flier on the Princess Blog for details!
Submitted by WhitesCreek on April 16, 2014 - 9:18am.
Submitted by WhitesCreek on April 16, 2014 - 8:07am.
Submitted by WhitesCreek on April 16, 2014 - 8:03am.
Well done, People! This is a wonderful and positive event for our county. The racers seem to have really enjoyed it and went away with a very positive view of Roane County and its people.
Submitted by WhitesCreek on April 16, 2014 - 7:56am.
This was a stupid deal for Roane County back when it was done. I seem to remember that there was more money spent than is being quoted now. At any rate, Commissioner Kelly, who was not on the Commission when this was done, is exactly right on this:
Submitted by WhitesCreek on April 16, 2014 - 7:24am.
This is an absurd waste of money in what appears to boil down to a contest of who can hate Obamacare the most. This is going to be fun to watch, especially since Obamacare is working rather well at the moment. (Haslam care, not so much)
Submitted by WhitesCreek on April 15, 2014 - 5:56pm.
Submitted by WhitesCreek on April 15, 2014 - 9:25am.
7:30 BYOB $10
Have a great meal at the Market Street Bistro in Ladd Landing, Kingston, TN. Then come on up to the Ladd Landing Clubhouse for a killer show.
Submitted by WhitesCreek on April 15, 2014 - 8:58am.
Submitted by WhitesCreek on April 15, 2014 - 8:51am.
This is unbelievable...
An amendment to allocate state money to ending this backlog was defeated. That story and more from Crockett News Buzz.
Submitted by WhitesCreek on April 15, 2014 - 7:00am.
Submitted by WhitesCreek on April 14, 2014 - 7:01pm.
Bill Haslam, Bob Corker, and Robin Smith. Robin Smith has been struggling to be relevant in the R party in TN. She's lost every election but she just keeps trying.
Submitted by WhitesCreek on April 14, 2014 - 5:42pm.
The last thing Roane County needs is a new nuke program, but that hasn't stopped TVA from charging ahead with Babcock & Wilcox. Turns out that B&W are having trouble finding anyone who wants to invest in nuclear power right now.
They also fired their CEO. Could TVA just forget about this project?
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