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The State’s Right

The State’s Right

by / on March 11, 2013

Republican legislatures in several states are finding it difficult to stick to one of their mantras: the government closest to the people governs best. In Tennessee – where the GOP now holds a supermajority – the state is making power plays on issues ranging from charter schools to property rights. Increasingly, the state believes it knows best.

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Haslam Specific on Crowd Pleasers, Vague on Hot Buttons

Haslam Specific on Crowd Pleasers, Vague on Hot Buttons

by / on January 29, 2013

Governor Bill Haslam laid out a plan in his third state of the state address to cut taxes, pay state employees more and still save money for a rainy day. Hot button policy proposals were mentioned, but far from fully fleshed out.

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Soldier Suicides Bring Frontline Prevention Back to Base

Soldier Suicides Bring Frontline Prevention Back to Base

by / on January 16, 2013

The Army’s latest suicide prevention measure involves getting psychiatrists and counselors as close as possible to the problem – the home front.

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Rhee Brings Spotlight to State Legislatures

Rhee Brings Spotlight to State Legislatures

by / on January 11, 2013

The controversial former chancellor of Washington D.C. schools is hopscotching the country this month, dropping in as state legislatures reconvene for the year. Michelle Rhee is using a political machine to push dozens of policy points from Missouri and Ohio to Georgia and Tennessee.

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Fungal Meningitis Outbreak Leaves Lasting Scar on 2012

Fungal Meningitis Outbreak Leaves Lasting Scar on 2012

by / on December 21, 2012

Before 2012, few knew the first thing about fungal meningitis – even doctors. And compounding pharmacies flew well under most people’s radar. That changed as moldy spinal injections sickened hundreds across the country.

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