Ford Recall Highlights Need for Lara’s Law

Ford announced today a recall of nearly 600,000 cars due to two different safety concerns. WSMV reports: Ford is recalling more than 570,000 vehicles in North America and Europe to fix separate problems that can cause engine fires and doors to fly open unexpectedly. While it is distressing to know your car could cause a […]

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Haslam Needs a Push on Insure Tennessee

March 29, 2017 by  
Filed under Healthcare, Issues, Recent Blog Posts

After Congress failed to repeal the Affordable Care Act last week, some are asking if Governor Bill Haslam and the Tennessee General Assembly will revisit Insure Tennessee. Insure Tennessee is Haslam’s plan to expand healthcare coverage to nearly 300,000 Tennesseans. While states that have used the ACA to expand access to coverage like Kentucky and […]

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Time to Close the Coverage Gap

March 28, 2017 by  
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Our friends at the Tennessee Justice Center are asking YOU to taking action. Let’s work together and help nearly 300,000 Tennesseans gain access to affordable healthcare: On Friday, the American Health Care Act was pulled from the House floor instead of going to a vote where it would have been killed. As Speaker Paul Ryan […]

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Senate Committee Refuses to Hear Life-Saving “Lara’s Law”

 (Nashville, TN) – Members of the Senate Transportation Committee yesterday refused to even discuss legislation that would protect consumers from purchasing unsafe cars. Senator Mark Green of Clarksville presented Senate Bill 813 known as “Lara’s Law” to the committee for consideration. While Senator Jeff Yarbro of Nashville made a motion to consider the bill, the […]

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TrumpCare Fails! Tennesseans Win!

March 24, 2017 by  
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You did it! Your calls, emails, and rallies made the difference. Paul Ryan and Donald Trump pulled their disastrous healthcare bill from the House floor today — Paul Ryan said: “Obamacare is the law of the land.” Our friends at the Tennessee Justice Center put it this way: It is hard to understate what a […]

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Keep the Fight Alive — and #KilltheBill

March 24, 2017 by  
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Our friends at Tennessee Justice Center have a few key words of encouragement as the fight to protect our health care and defeat TrumpCare heads into the final hours today. Take action NOW! This is a fight we can and must win! Here’s what Tennessee Justice Center has to say: As we enter into the […]

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