Tag: Phil Bredesen

Ron Ramsey, Failing Forward

Lt. Governor Ron Ramsey is busy. Not only is he Lt. Governor, but also Speaker of the Senate, and he’s running for the Republican nomination for Governor. Busy, busy, busy. Apparently, Governor Phil Bredesen has noticed, and thinks it’s high…

Making Completion a Priority

From the Governor’s Office: “Tennessee is well positioned to be a leader in this area because of the work we already have underway to achieve the goal of improved college completion rates,” Bredesen said. “We know what’s at stake if…

Backlash!

Remember earlier today, when we told you about Commissioner Ritz filing a civil-rights lawsuit against the state?  The backlash has begun, apparently: Members of The MED task force questioned Shelby County commissioner Mike Ritz on Thursday about his decision to…

Hey Man, “Cheap Shot”

Leadership at the Regional Medical Center at Memphis (The MED) are none too happy with some of Gov. Bredesen’s words. Bredesen said earlier this week that his budget did not include additional funds for The Med because its leaders have…