Post Tagged with: "Haslam"

“It’s not a question of lack of dialogue,” Haslam says of the state’s wrangling with Washington officials.  “I think our response has been, ‘If it looks just like expanding Medicaid, it probably won’t work in Tennessee, but you keep telling us there’s some flexibility, so let’s talk about what that looks like.’” Credit Leah Terry / WPLN

Haslam Says VW Incentive Offer Didn’t Hinge On Union Vote

by / on April 2, 2014

The offer letter said the union vote had to work “to the satisfaction” of state leaders.

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Federally-trained Certified Application Counselors and Obamacare Navigators helped uninsured Nashvillians sign up for coverage on Monday. Credit: Blake Farmer / WPLN

Tennesseans Have One Week Left To Sign Up for Health Insurance, Or Wait Until Next Year

by / on March 24, 2014

If they don’t enroll by then, they’ll face a fine and won’t be able to get insurance until next year.

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Grant Funds Computerized Advising Program for Tennessee College Students

by / on July 25, 2011

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is giving Tennessee a one-million-dollar grant to help college students take the most efficient steps to a degree. The grant will fund a new computerized advising program.

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Bill and Melinda Gates Visit, Praise Tennessee on Education Reform

Bill and Melinda Gates Visit, Praise Tennessee on Education Reform

by / on November 4, 2010

Bill and Melinda Gates paid a visit to Nashville today. The billionaire philanthropists were in town to talk with Governor Phil Bredesen and Governor-elect Bill Haslam about education.

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McWherter, Haslam Trade Jabs, But Questioners Left Undecided

by / on September 15, 2010

The state’s two main candidates for governor traded shots last night during a televised debate, as they fielded questions from Tennesseans. But as WPLN’s Daniel Potter reports, several people who addressed the candidates weren’t impressed by their answers, or their attacks on each other.

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Pilot, Flying J Complete Merger, With FTC Conditions

by / on July 1, 2010

Thursday, Knoxville-based Pilot Travel Centers finished a deal to buy the Flying J truck-stop chain for some $1.8 billion. But to close the deal, the Federal Trade Commission made Pilot sell off 26 stores, saying otherwise the lack of competition could have driven up diesel prices.

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Most Tennesseans Don’t Know One Name In Governor’s Race: MTSU Poll

by / on March 3, 2010

The candidates didn’t ring a bell for most Tennesseans, even when pollsters read each name out loud.

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