Thu
Apr 7 2016
08:42 am

I think they vote for these outrageous bills to distract from the fact that they have just handed the State of Tennessee over to lobbyists. Several major corporations have condemned this and have stated that these actions will affect decisions on where to locate and expand and create jobs in the future.

The committee vote came despite concerns raised by Republican Gov. Bill Haslam that Tennessee could lose federal education funding if the bill becomes law.

Rep Calfee voted against passage

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KnoxViews has more, including the letter signed by Viacom

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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.