Nashville doctor announces Democratic gubernatorial bid

From the Tennessee Lookout: Dr. Jason Martin, a pulmonary and critical care physician at Sumner Regional Medical Center, has made official what’s been rumored for months: He’s running for governor. Martin made the announcement at Meharry Hospital in Nashville Monday...

A Note from Mary Mancini

Republicans REFUSE to Expand Medicaid in Tennessee… AGAIN! Gov. Bill Haslam made another push for Medicaid expansion in Tennessee, but just like before, a handful of extremist Republicans nixed the idea. This time, it was killed in secret in a closed-door...

Matt Reel Candidate for Tennessee’s 7th District

Meet Matt A life of Service and Dedication As both a Special Forces Green Beret and public servant, Matt is a 5th generation Tennessean who comes from a long line of servicemembers, preachers, teachers and farmers. He has dedicated his life to continuing his family’s...
Union membership holds steady in the South

Union membership holds steady in the South

By Chris KrommFebruary 2, 2018 Despite losing two high-profile organizing campaigns in 2017 — at Boeing’s factory in South Carolina and a Nissan plant in Mississippi — labor unions gained 130,000 members from the Southern workforce last year. Data released by...
Doctors raise concerns over Gov. Bill Haslam’s opioid proposal

Doctors raise concerns over Gov. Bill Haslam’s opioid proposal

from the Tennessean […The organization makes several recommendations, including limiting dispensing instead of prescribing. It suggests limiting initial filling of prescriptions at pharmacies to seven days. Another recommendation the group makes is requiring...