Tue
Aug 18 2015
09:43 am

So you won't be able to get a job at UT unless Haslam's corporation approves of you. Does anybody else think this is a problem?

The article quotes the United Campus Workers as saying the scope "includes every person, and every job, for every building everywhere. Haslam wants to outsource our safety, health, and education to some for-profit, out-of-state company. All of the maintenance, all of the purchasing, all of the utilities, all of the human resources, all of the security, all of the cleaning, all of the administrative work in our schools, our courtrooms, our service agencies. It will hurt everyone.”

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It seems that as a candidate, Bill Haslam listed JLL as one of his "major investments." And, whaddya know, the state recently signed a five-year, $330 million contract with the company to manage the state's buildings.

And then there was this one

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Lost Medicaid Funding

To date, the failure to expand Medicaid / TennCare has cost the State of Tennessee ? in lost federal funding.