As recently as 1990 Tennessee was over two thirds planting zone 6 with the Southwest and southern TN Valley being the warmer zone 7. In 2016 the entire state has warmed to zone 7 except for the higher elevations of the Smoky Mountains and upper Cumberlands.

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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.