Getting Under Their Skin

State Rep. Sherry Jones on the floor of the House

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

Who would vouchers harm in this picture? All of them.

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…

Who needs lunch anyway?

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

This is OUR money going to OTHER states

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.

One House, Two Different Precincts

The Nashville City Paper reports another case of one house but two different voting locations. Exiting a Glencliff-area polling place Thursday morning where she had just voted in the Democratic primary, Virginia Welch picked up on a procedural error in…

The Story Of Sen. Joe Haynes

From the Senator himself on the TNDP website on his family’s experience voting today: Barbara was asked for her photo identification. She doesn’t have a photo on her driver’s license so she provided the election workers with her state-issued retirement…

Robert Meyers Isn’t Hiding

Got to give him credit, but Robert Meyers isn’t hiding from the media regarding voter problems in Shelby County. Jackson Baker with the story. Give this to Robert Meyers, the mild-mannered and much-beleaguered chairman of the Shelby County Election Commission:…