Tennessee’s Senate has joined the state House in passing bills that tell the federal government the state isn’t happy with national health care.
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Tennessee’s House of Representatives passed a version of the “Health Freedom Act” today, in an attempt to “send a message” to Washington disapproving of the federal health care overhaul.
Governor Phil Bredesen has written a book on the future of health care reform and plans a nationwide book tour, NPR interviews, and all.
Three of Tennessee’s congressional lawmakers attended President Obama’s bipartisan health summit Thursday.
Speaking to constituents last night, Representative Marsha Blackburn warned that the Democrat’s proposed health care plan would be burdensome to seniors and that it would amount to a “government takeover of health care.”
The Congressional health care plan’s so-called “opt-out provision” isn’t taking Governor Phil Bredesen’s focus off of proposed changes to Medicaid.
Tennessee Republican Lamar Alexander says it’s dangerous to write laws dealing with end of life decisions.
Chattanooga Republican Zach Wamp dodged the question Monday when asked whether the plan to overhaul health care would set up “death panels.”
Speaking to more than 200 constituents today, Representative Bart Gordon said he has concerns about a public health care option, especially when it comes to how it would be funded.
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack visited Nashville Thursday to promote the health care proposal currently moving through Congress.
Tennessee’s senators say Congress needs to scrap the current health care proposals and start over from scratch.
A majority of Tennessee’s entrepreneurs say a government-run insurance option needs to be a part of reforming the nation’s health care system.
Congressman Jim Cooper says the term “rationing” in the health care reform debate is usually thrown around to derail the discussion.