The Tennessean exposes its own wishful thinking that will never ever, in my opinion, come to pass:

Let the new year bring an end to distractions like past bills to make skunks pets, make the Bible the state’s official book or regulate bathroom use.

There are many more important matters to handle.

Humphrey's overview on what is about to happen in the Legislature: (link...)

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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.