Nearly half of the Tennessee Senate has signed on to a bill that would keep the state from expanding its Medicaid program as envisioned under Obamacare.Read more ›
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The debate in Congress over off-shore drilling splits mostly along party lines. Pro and con. Black and white. Judging by his votes on a series of bills this week, Nashville Democrat Jim Cooper sees more shades of gray.Read more ›
Tennessee Senator Lamar Alexander is cosponsoring a bill to reverse provisions of the healthcare overhaul plan that he says make the tax code more complex.Read more ›
The Army Corps of Engineers’ regional commander says communication problems during the May flood will lead to changes in how the agency operates.Read more ›
Frist, the one-time Republican majority leader, says he’s proud of the Obama administration for addressing what he called an “inexcusable” gap in healthcare coverage. That’s even though the law passed narrowly, with only Democratic support.Read more ›
In a cover story for Newsweek Magazine, the senator calls on schools to graduate students more efficiently.Read more ›
Last night the state senate passed a version of the so-called “guns in parks” bill, which would allow handgun-carry permit holders to bring their weapons into state and local parks.Read more ›