Democrats in the Tennessee legislature are a superminority. This means that most of their proposals will not become law.
But that hasn’t stopped them from pushing Gov. Bill Lee on certain issues such as education.
Newly unsealed court documents show why the federal government was investigating Cookeville Regional Medical Center for paying physician kickbacks. While admitting no wrongdoing, the city-owned hospital agreed to pay the federal government $4.1 million in December as part of a whistleblower lawsuit, filed by a former hospital executive.