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  • Haslam's Insure Tennessee plan fails again in committee vote

    Republican Gov. Bill Haslam's proposal to extend health coverage to 280,000 low-income Tennesseans failed again Tuesday, voted down by a key Senate committee a month after it was defeated in a special legislative session. The Senate Commerce Committee...
  • Hogan bets Maryland crabs against Memphis ribs

    Hogan bets Maryland crabs against Memphis ribs
    Gov. Larry Hogan and Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam didn't mess around when it came to a friendly wager on tonight's women's NCAA tournament game between No. 1 seed Maryland and No. 2 seed Tennessee in the Spokane region final. Hogan, confident the Terps...
  • Haslam urges lawmakers to look beyond politics on Medicaid

    Gov. Bill Haslam on Monday urged fellow Republicans to look beyond political considerations as they prepare to vote on a revived version of his Insure Tennessee proposal. Haslam told reporters that he spent the weekend talking to fellow Republicans on...
  • Haslam undaunted by difficult prospects for Insure Tennessee

    Gov. Bill Haslam said Thursday that he is willing to risk a second defeat of his Insure Tennessee proposal to highlight the need for improving health standards in the state. The Republican governor told reporters after a prayer breakfast at Lipscomb...
  • Task force examines Tennessee sentencing laws, recidivism

    A task force formed by Gov. Bill Haslam to examine Tennessee's sentencing structure and look at ways to reduce the state's high recidivism rate is scheduled to meet Thursday in Nashville. It will be the group's fourth meeting since its formation last...
  • Haslam encouraged by Insure Tenn. revival; Ramsey skeptical

    Gov. Bill Haslam said Tuesday that he's pleased to see his Insure Tennessee proposal revived in the Legislature, but the top Republican in the Senate called it unlikely that the measure will reach an up-or-down vote by the full chamber. The resolution...
  • Tenn. AG wants court to set aside municipal broadband ruling

    Tennessee's attorney general wants a federal appeals court to set aside a recent decision by the Federal Communications Commission to allow cities like Chattanooga to offer municipal broadband beyond their normal service area. State Attorney General...
  • Anti-abortion bills advancing in Tennessee House

    Proposals seeking to restore abortion laws that were struck down by a state Supreme Court decision advanced in the House on Tuesday despite criticism from opponents who say the measures could put more stress on woman facing difficult circumstances. The...
  • Bid to revive Tennessee Medicaid expansion moving in Senate

    An effort to revive Republican Gov. Bill Haslam's Insure Tennessee proposal received a positive recommendation in a Senate subcommittee Monday. The resolution sponsored by Democratic Sen. Jeff Yarbro of Nashville would authorize Haslam to pursue his plan...
  • Waiting for the Children's Health Insurance Program

    WASHINGTON The federal-state Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) will run out of money on Sept. 30. Until recently, Congress showed little interest in paying for it. But last week, the House agreed on a bill that would continue the $13 billion...
  • Governors: No clear plan if health care subsidies fall

    Governors: No clear plan if health care subsidies fall
    Millions of people could lose health insurance subsidies in the coming months if the Supreme Court sides with opponents of President Barack Obama's health care overhaul. And one thing was clear this weekend as the nation's governors gathered in...