Month: January 2014

Getting Under Their Skin

Take two minutes to see the squabbling on the floor of the House yesterday. Stay tuned for Rep. Butts statements at the end. I’d tell you to grab a bag of popcorn and a coke if it wasn’t so sad…

Voucher bill in the driver’s seat

The state legislature has been in session for over a week, and as anyone who’s been following state politics for a while knows…that means its time for another discussion about what advocates like to misleadingly call “school choice” and what…

First, they came for your lunch break…

National Republicans feel that passing new laws isn’t important, unless they repeal on old one. Apparently, one Tennessee Republican is getting that message…and it may leave you with a hunger pang. Sen. Brian Kelsey (R-Germantown) has introduced a bill that…

Medicaid Expansion: $55m lost

Last year, when Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam chose not to expand Medicaid, many said the costs were too high. Well this is how much that decision has cost us…since January. Click to see the daily message delivered on the House floor.