Post Tagged with: "Senate Finance Committee"

Senate Still Working on Budget as House Goes Home for the Holiday

May 27, 2010 at 1:44 pm

Tennessee lawmakers, unable to agree on a state budget for the coming year, are taking the weekend off.

Cooper Defends State Share of Health Care Overhaul

October 13, 2009 at 2:56 pm

Nashville Congressman Jim Cooper says states need to shoulder some of the costs to expand insurance coverage as part of any health care overhaul.

Doctors Could Get More Patients, Less Money from TennCare

October 13, 2009 at 2:13 pm

The state will decrease the amount it pays doctors to see TennCare patients by 7% next year.

Governor Says Overhaul Could Cost Up To $1.2 Billion

October 6, 2009 at 5:24 pm

Governor Phil Bredesen says he isn’t pressuring the state’s Congressional delegation to vote one way or the other on health care overhaul, but he has sent them an estimate of what it would cost Tennessee.

Bredesen Teaching State Budget 101 to Senate in Health Care Debate

August 27, 2009 at 5:30 pm

The potentially crushing cost of health care overhaul has Tennessee Governor Phil Bredesen working the phones with the U.S. Senate Finance Committee.