One key reason Haslam is touting the plan is that the Tennessee Hospital Association, not state taxpayers, will pay for the percentage of the program not covered by the federal government.
Despite Republicans’ overwhelming majority in the state legislature, Rep. Sheila Butt feels like her party could be vulnerable
Ramsey said one proposal being weighed by state lawmakers would calculate a tax based on weight, making truckers, especially those passing through the state, contribute heavily.
House Speaker Beth Harwell easily beat her opponent on Wednesday for over control of the state’s lower chamber, marking the second time in a week that the Tennessee Republican Party overwhelmed a tea party effort to get into leadership.
Obama took off his jacket, rolled up his sleeves and answered for about an hour sitting on a stool in a small room in Caza Azafran on Nolensville Pike.
Devaney’s opponent was state representative Joe Carr — who notched 41 percent of the Republican vote against Lamar Alexander during the August primary — and he painted the state’s Republican party as a fractured body in need of repair.
If approved, the 119-acre site could be mothballed by June. According to the Davidson County Assessor’s office, the property is valued at $4.2 million.
On Wednesday night, an email from the White House popped into the inbox of Renata Soto, who leads the non-profit Conexion Americas: Obama would be coming.
Formerly found on 91.1, WRVU was the college radio station controlled by Vanderbilt until June 2011, when Nashville Public Radio purchased the station for $3.3 million and turned it into a classical music station.
Improved fuel efficiency standards and the rise of hybrid and electric cars are a boon to the environment, but the governor says they hurt gas taxes.