It's time for some serious change in our Legislature when partisan bull takes precedence over over helping Tennessee citizens:

A sequence of partisan bickering events last week was the apparent death in the House — barring a last-minute change of heart by Republican representatives as the Legislature moves to adjourn this week — of a Senate-passed bill (SB2149) allowing indigent people convicted of driving with a suspended license to pay their court costs and fines through community service rather than cash, subject to local approval.

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Tom compiles a round up of the ridiculousness that our Legislature has become:

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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.