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Thursday, March 15, 2018

Work for TennCare
House Speaker Beth Harwell's has introduced a bill to add work requirements for "able-bodied" TennCare recipients with an amendment to remove expected costs to the state. But the move would take away funding for needy Tennesseans. The measure calls for requiring work by “able-bodied” adults without young children who are on TennCare. A recent review by the Tennessee Fiscal Review Committee has estimated the work requirements could cost the state about $646,000 during the next fiscal year and more in future years. But Rep. Dan Howell, R-Georgetown,has introduced an amendment that he says would kill the costs to the state. He wants to use federal Temporary Assistance for Needy Families block grant funding to help cover Tennessee's work-requirement expenses. That would mean less money from the Needy Families block grant for needy families.

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Wednesday, October 17, 2018

  • Cocke School Board
  • Jefferson City arrests
  • Smokies biodiversity
  • Campaign funding
  • Tennessee ranks poorly on home energy efficiency
  • Social Security and Medicaid

    Tuesday, October 16, 2018

  • Eternal Beverage project progresses
  • Arrington injured by train
  • Bobby Lovell has died
  • Early voting begins

    Monday, October 15, 2018

  • Cocke County IDB to meet
  • Stanley fatality
  • Worex crash/charge
  • Inmates charged
  • White cutting
  • Gubernatorial debate
  • Greene County fire fatalities

    Friday, October 12, 2018

  • Corker nominated for judgeship
  • CLB workshop
  • Bredesen in Newport
  • Wyse conviction
  • Pattottsville Heritage Days
  • Assad lawsuit

    Thursday, October 11, 2018

  • Cocke Public Safety Committee
  • More Tennessee adults in school
  • TVA cuts support for solar
  • Hurricane Michael

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