After Delay, Tennessee Lawmakers Extend TennCare Contracts Without Centene

Tennessee Extended Its Three Contracts For The State’s Multibillion-Dollar Medicaid Program After It Was Delayed A Month By State House Republicans. The Fiscal Review Committee Extended Old Contracts Instead Of Entering Into The New Ones Agreed To In 2021 Because Of Centene’s Lawsuit.

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Tennessee House Republicans Push For Delay Of TennCare’s Main Contracts

House Speaker Cameron Sexton Opposes Extension Of TennCare’s Primary Contracts As Part Of A Continued Effort To Award A Separate Health-Care Company, That Spent At Least $1 Million Trying To Influence Tennessee Politics Over The Last 15 Years, A Contract After TennCare Lost A Bid.

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Lobbying Groups Spent Around $35 Million To Influence Tennessee Lawmakers During First Half Of 2023

Tennessee’s Lobbying Sector Is Doing Just Fine. From Jan. 1, 2023 To June 30, 2023, Groups Spent A Combined $35 Million On Lobbying Activity.

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The Special Session; Why Do ‘Republican’ Legislators Shun Conservatives? – How Legislators Become Lobbyists And More

Brandon and Steve go over some of The Tennessee Conservative’s recent headlines and discuss Governor Lee’s Special Session and some of the associated bills.

They also discuss how many legislators who push for corporate welfare become lobbyists and their reasons for doing so.

Discussions continue as they ponder why many “Republican” legislators shun conservatives and Conservative News Outlets.

Brandon dispels some rumors, and talks about the The Tennessee Conservative’s 2023 RINO Report and Follow the Money Report and answers the burning question: “Why is Chattanooga Better Than Nashville?”

All this and much more! Tune in!

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What Happens When A Cash-Poor Billionaire Wants A New Sports Stadium? Lobbying.

The Tennessee Titans Turned A Couple Million In Political Spending Into Over A Billion Dollars From Taxpayers.

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GOP Senator Looks At NRA-backed Legislation As Alternative To Lee’s Red Flag Bill

A Key Republican Senator Is Planning An Alternative To Gov. Bill Lee’s Proposed Extreme Risk Protection Order Bill, A Measure Hitting A Wall As The Legislature Approaches An Aug. 21 Special Session.

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Business Groups Critical Of Antitrust Legislation Against Large Online Platforms

New Federal Legislation That Would Strengthen Antitrust Enforcement Of Big Tech Is Being Criticized By Business Groups. The American Innovation And Choice Online Act Would Prohibit Tech Companies From Giving Preference To Their Own Offerings Over Competing Products.

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Investigation Questions Food And Alcohol Purchases By Tennessee Association Of Chiefs Of Police

Investigators With The Tennessee Comptroller’s Office Have Examined The Operations Of The Tennessee Association Of Chiefs Of Police, A Nonprofit Organization That Receives More Than Half Of Its Funding From Governmental Sources. Comptroller Investigators Noted Questionable Credit Card Transactions Totaling $63,923.74.

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