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This Is Why Another Confederate Statue Won't Come Down In Tennessee
More than 150 years after the Civil War, the governor has ensured wounds of oppression here will continue to fester.
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Tennessee Lawmakers Vote To Ban Abortion At 20 Weeks
The state's attorney general called the bill "constitutionally suspect."
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New Law Restricts University Of Tennessee's Ability To Support Sex Week
It also makes it harder for UT to teach students about gender-neutral pronouns.
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Counselors In Tennessee Can Now Legally Refuse LGBT Patients
Mental health professionals can turn away patients who violate their "sincerely held principles."
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Tennessee Governor Vetoes Bible Bill
Gov. Bill Haslam vetoed a bill that would have made the Bible the official state book.
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Tennessee Governor Skeptical Of Anti-Transgender Bathroom Bill
"Personally, I am not hearing about problems out in the districts," Gov. Bill Haslam said.
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The Bible Could Become Tennessee's Official State Book
Lawmakers passed a bill that's on its way to Gov. Bill Haslam's desk.
Donald Trump Wins Tennessee Republican Primary
Marco Rubio's endorsements from Tennessee's governor and one of its senators didn't mean much to voters.
You Can Now Bring Guns To Parks In Tennessee
Lawmakers were finally able to pass a bill through both chambers and gain the governor's approval by compromising on language
Tennessee Still At Odds Over Guns Days Before NRA Convention
State lawmakers voted against a controversial portion of the guns-in-parks bill that would allow people to take their weapons on the grounds of the state Capitol.
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Tennessee Wants To Make It Easier To Carry Guns In Parks Days Before NRA Convention
"Timing legislation for a local convention is not a good recipe for public policy," Yarbro said. The bill would repeal a
Tennessee Supports Ideology Over People
Student, University of Tennessee in Knoxville
With no other alternative in place or even proposed, nearly 300,000 Tennesseans remain without health insurance.
Politics Versus Economics and the Enduring Mystery of Medicaid Expansion
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Humans might not be the only casualties of the political standoff over provisions of the Affordable Care Act to expand Medicaid. Rural hospitals may begin to disappear because of lost revenues.
Conservative GOP Governors Are Accepting Obamacare
John A. Tures
Professor of Political Science, LaGrange College
Many GOP governors who loudly condemned Obamacare are secretly signing up for the Affordable Care Act's Medicaid Expansion. They aren't just Republicans in Democrat states. A growing number are from Southern conservative states, like Alabama and Tennessee.
Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam Proposes Alternative Plan To Obamacare
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The Tennessee plan "leverages federal dollars to provide health care coverage to more Tennesseans, to give people a choice
Charles Brown Defeated By Bill Haslam In 2014 Tennessee Governor Race
Bill Haslam Re-Elected As Tennessee Governor
Tennesee Governor Election Results: Bill Haslam Defeats Charles Brown
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Perhaps when the next election rolls around Secretary Hargett will hand out temporary tattoos, the kind little kids like. That way, even voters' children could become his own walking billboards. Given what I've seen this year, I wouldn't be surprised.
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