Tennessee Republicans Open to Medicaid expansion talks as Biden sweetens the deal Mar 23, 2021 | Brett Kelman and Natalie Allison | Tennessean Lt. Gov. McNally is reconsidering his longstanding opposition to Medicaid expansion now that provisions in the American Rescue Plan have offered additional monetary incentives to states who expand now. Read the
New changes to for the next round of P-EBT cards heading to students Mar. 11, 2021 | Kirstin Garriss | Fox 13 Memphis "We’ve heard from parents who’ve had their hours cut at work or have lost jobs completely or altered their schedules so they can stay home completely with their kids and
#StopTheBlock Stories Tina Claxton Wartrace, TN Tina Claxton has a 25-year-old daughter, Abigail, who has a rare condition known as Hurler Syndrome. Abigail requires a specific medication to keep her heart rate regulated. TennCare has denied this necessary medication in the past, but Tina has always appealed and won so her daughter
Tennessee Voices, Episode 126: Michele Johnson, Tennessee Justice Center Dec. 11, 2020 | David Plazas | Tennessean "The economic impact of this pandemic has been felt from Memphis to mountain city in a real way for the families that we serve." -Michele Johnson, Executive Director of Tennessee Justice Center Read original story.
Tennessee defends policy to throw away P-EBT cards if families don't retrieve them in 30 days Nov 19, 2020 | Natalie Allison | Tennessean Nashville "It’s absurd for DHS not to give schools all the support they possibly can to help facilitate the P-EBT distribution process. Schools have too much on their plates