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Face of the right's Obamacare hypocrisy: Why is Indiana's GOP governor getting a pass?

Americans for Prosperity went to war to block expansion of Medicaid -- so why are they going easy on Mike Pence? At this point it's near-impossible to maintain the fiction that the Affordable Care Act is failing or that the Republicans have a coherent strategy for unmaking it.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mike Pence, US Governors, Tom Corbett, Pennsylvania

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Haslam Announces David Purkey As TEMA Director

Governor Bill Haslam on Friday announced the appointment of David W. Purkey as a deputy commissioner of the Military Department where he will direct the Tennessee Emergency Management Agency .


Related Topix: US Governors, Tennessee, Hamblen County, TN, East Tennessee State University, Tennessee State University, University of Tennessee

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Lebanon Democrat

Gov. Haslam: Tennessee Promise begins for high school seniors

It's back-to-school time in Tennessee, and this fall our high school seniors have an opportunity to change the future - for themselves, their families and for our state.


Related Topix: Tennessee, Tennessee Government, US Governors, Opinion

Crooks and Liars

Another 'Red' State Admits They Were WRONG About Obamacare, Quietly Accepts Medicaid Expansion

Remember earlier this year, around the time news of the ACA roll-out's success were starting to trickle in, when Republicans finally started revealing their true fears about it? Rand Paul summed it up nicely: "People get assumed and accustomed to receiving things, particularly things that they get for free."


Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, University of Tennessee, US Governors, Liberal Political News

The Daily News

8 Apply to Become Next Tennessee Attorney General

Eight candidates have applied with the Tennessee Supreme Court for the next eight-year term as state attorney general.


Related Topix: US Governors, Brentwood, TN

Lebanon Democrat

November elections candidates finalized

Bernie Ash, Samuel "Ken" Brown and Rick Hallum qualified to challenge incumbent Joe Hayes for the Lebanon alderman Ward 4 position.


Related Topix: Lebanon, TN, Mount Juliet, TN, US Politics, US News, Representative Diane Black, Republican, US House of Representatives, Wilson County, TN, US Governors, Lamar Alexander, US Senate

The Daily News

Editorial: Some Priorities for Our Newly Elected Officials

At the outset of a new term of office for the winners in the county general elections of August, we offer a few priorities.


Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Shelby County, TN, Luttrell, TN, US Governors, Opinion

Fri Aug 29, 2014

The Jackson Sun

New nursing wing opens at UT Martin Parsons CenterNew nursing wing...

New nursing wing opens at UT Martin Parsons Center Student Jessica Brownyard has a lot to say about the UT Martin Parsons Center.


Related Topix: Medicine, Nursing, University of Tennessee at Martin, Tennessee Government, Tennessee, University of Tennessee, US Governors

Greenwich Citizen

News briefs from around Tennessee at 1:58 a.m. EDT

With Friday's application deadline looming, the field of candidates to become Tennessee's next attorney general includes the incumbent, Republican Gov. Bill Haslam's top legal adviser, a state senator and the administrative director of state courts.


Related Topix: US Governors, US News, Healthcare Law, Law, Criminal Defense Law, US Politics, Barack Obama

The Washington Monthly

Lunch Buffet

After staying up late watching college football last night , I kinda hoped for one of those rich news days where the post topics would just fall into my lap like overripe fruit.


Related Topix: US Governors, Pennsylvania

The Washington Post

23 states still havena t expanded Medicaid. Which could be next?

Thursday's announcement that Pennsylvania will expand its Medicaid program brings the country one state closer to the original expansion outlined under Obamacare.


Related Topix: Medicaid, Health, Health Insurance, Texas Government, Texas, Rick Perry, US Governors, Pat McCrory

World Magazine

Tennessee promises students free community college

Free college might sound too good to be true amidst national concern over the rising cost of higher education, but that's what Tennessee is promising its high school seniors.


Related Topix: Tennessee Government, Tennessee, US Governors

Allied Eye Hosts Milestone Ribbon Cutting On Thursday, Nov. 6

Allied Eye will celebrate its ribbon cutting on Nov. 6, at 4 p.m. The business is at 7405 Shallowford Road, Chattanooga, Tn.


Related Topix: Chattanooga, TN, Spring Hill, TN, US Governors, Healthcare Law, Law

Murfreesboro Post

Federal-Mogul to add 135 jobs in Smyrna

One of many products... Federal-Mogul Holdings Corporation's Powertrain Division has positioned itself as a global leader in lead-free engine bearings since introducing its complete portfolio of lead-free three-layer bronze bearing shells i Federal-Mogul officials announced this week the company will invest $6.2 million to expand its current ... (more)


Related Topix: Smyrna, TN, Rutherford County, TN, Tennessee, US Governors

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Covenant Hosts Panel By 3 Pastors Discussing Situation In Ferguson, Mo.

This Saturday, in conjunction with the Leadership Development Resource Weekend co-hosted by Covenant, a free panel discussion will be offered in Covenant's chapel with three PCA pastors from St. Louis.


Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, US Governors, Healthcare Law, Law


Advocates urge governor to expand Medicaid

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Related Topix: Medicaid, Health, Nashville, TN, US Governors, Science / Technology


Glenn Funk to be sworn in as Nashville's 3rd District Attorney General

Long time defense attorney Glenn Funk is poised to take the oath of office Thursday in becoming Nashville's third District Attorney General since 1966.


Related Topix: US Governors


Construction begins on Beretta's Sumner County plant

Construction is set to begin on Italian gun-maker Beretta USA's new plant in Sumner County.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Lamar Alexander, US Senate, Republican, Representative Diane Black, US House of Representatives, US Governors, Tennessee

Strip Commercial Center On Lee Highway Sells For $6 Million

Inc. magazine ranked Chattanooga based Market Street Solutions, a business analytics and big data consulting firm, number 1,936 on its 33rd annual Inc. 500 5000 list, an exclusive ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies.


Related Topix: Chattanooga, TN, Spring Hill, TN, US Governors, Healthcare Law, Law, Hamilton County, TN

BlueCross BlueShield Of Tennessee Foundation To Endow WGU Tennessee Scholarship

BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee Trust will endow $10,000 in scholarship funds to WGU Tennessee , the state-endorsed, nonprofit online university launched last summer as part of Governor Bill Haslam's "Drive to 55" initiative, officials announced on Tuesday.


Related Topix: Tennessee, Non-Profit, US Governors, Western Governors University, Healthcare Law, Law