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TennCare Vs. The Wal-Mart Low Road

June 29, 2005 - In what could become a landmark case, the state of Tennessee is going to federal court today seeking approval to cut back on coverage offered by the state-paid TennCare health program.

For-Profit Jail Battle Heats Up in Memphis

May 19, 2005 - Last week, we gave you the run-down on the Correctional Corporation of America and their plans to build the world's largest privatized, for-profit jail and "penal farm" in Shelby County, Tennessee.

Privileges

May 11, 2005 - The Tennessean reports that all Tennessee state senators, no matter how long they serve or whether they were elected or appointed, get a major, lifelong discount on the state employees' health insurance plan.

Tennessee's Alternative to Real ID Act

May 9, 2005 - With the Real ID Act poised to pass in Congress -- an anti-illegal immigration law that would require driver's license applicants to show no less than four forms of ID -- Jeralyn at TalkLeft points to an alternative in Tenne

Betrayal

April 28, 2005 - The Memphis Flyer denounces the five Tennessee Democrats who voted for the bankruptcy "reform" bill (a "Christmas gift" to credit card companies, according to one opponent) as betrayers