Category: Race to be Governor
Tennessee lost its reputation as a pragmatic battleground state years ago (in fact, newcomers may not know its history) but this election could put it back into play.
What you’ll read about: BirdDog sent seven questions to the Tennessee governor hopefuls to illuminate policy stances on a range of health care topics, including outpatient treatment for substance abuse, balance billing, whether Medicaid expansion would be a priority, and whether the state and/or employers have an obligation to help with access to coverage. Updated […]
Education, jobs, saving access to care: Governor candidates pitch strategies for sustaining rural Tennessee
Four of the state’s six leading gubernatorial hopefuls met in Jackson to pitch their strategies for boosting and sustaining life in rural Tennessee. Two Democrats and two Republicans fielded questions at Lane College about agriculture, infrastructure, education and the economy. It was the first gubernatorial forum in Jackson in recent memory, said Julie Daniels, spokesperson […]