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Aug 21 2015
06:27 am

Left out of this article is whether this prison is managed by Haslam's private contractor buddies?

In a letter sent to WVLT, Edwards says that he is "very troubled by the allegations that Morgan Countian Woody Garrett, who was injured in the vicious attack on Tuesday, was the result of staffing deficiencies which seem to be a corollary of the 28 day work cycle aka, the 6 on 3 off shift strategy."

Edwards letter also challenges claims by TDOC in Nashville. He says TDOC, "has been downgrading the categorization of staff assaults to a lesser offense which undermines the respect which the inmates must have for the correctional staff."

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