Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Expanding Health Care Programs Unpopular In Tennessee
Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam says he won't pursue expanding the state's Medicaid program as a way to help cover the uninsured under the federal Affordable Care Act. He told a joint session of state lawmakers that he decided not to do that because he prefers a third option of using federal money to subsidize private insurance a proposal that the federal government hasn't accepted yet. Expanding TennCare, the state's Medicaid program might cover about 140 thousand of the states one million uninsured residents but will bring in nearly one and a half billion in federal money. Expanding state health care programs along with Obama care are unpopular in Tennessee. (bg)

Friday, October 24, 2014

  • Sullivan County Suspect Still At Large, Accused of Stealing Another Vehicle
  • Kingsport Man Arrested For Aiming Rifle at a Police Officer
  • A Comprehensive Study of Bristol, Virginia Planning and Zoning on Tap
  • BVU to Consider Paying $5,000 for NEW CEO to Move to Bristol
  • Two East Tennessee Assisted Living Facilities Fined $1,000
  • Kingsport Arrest Results from $60,000 Theft
  • Kingsport Suspects Try to Flush $12,000 in Crack Cocaine Down the Toilet
  • Five Booked in Washington County After Year-Long Meth Investigation
  • Suspected Corvette Thief Arrested, Charged for Scott County Incident With Deputy
  • Carter County Authorities Quickly Catch Armed Robbery Suspect
  • Jury Convicts Southwest Virginia Retail Store Owners of Selling Synthetic Marijuana
  • Sentence Reduced for Bristol Man Convicted of Child Rape
  • Carter County Gets Stern Warning on Finances From Comptroller
  • Mold Forces Closure of Indian Springs Elementary
  • Dangerous, Possibly Drugged, Suspect Wanted in Sullivan County
  • New Virginia Road Funding Formula in Question for Coalfield's Expressway, Other Projects
  • Bristol, Virginia Working to Get Revenue Bonds to Market for The Falls Project
  • USDA Awards $3 Million to Scott County, Va., for Broadband



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