50 Nay to 43 Aye

4 Present Not Voting

2 Not Present (Calfee was one of them)

As much as I love the Bible,

As much as I love the Bible, this was the right move. Plus, I find it hard to understand why we need a "State Book"

I just appreciate

I just appreciate Representative Calfee's courage in standing up for what is right...Wait??? Never mind.

Yea, right...

Yea, right...

Yager did vote

AGAINST the over-rode of the veto.


Yes he did and I applaud

Yes he did and I applaud that. Even if I disagree with a vote on a particular bill, I applaud the courage it takes to cast and have your vote recorded. Absent not voting is not an act of courage.

I agree, sir.

And I must add that I specifically emails the Senator requesting him not to support the over-ride, and he quickly responded that he planned to vote against it.


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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.