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1. Trump's Move May Nudge Holdout GOP States to Expand Medicaid
- Wednesday, January 24, 2018
WASHINGTON (AP) – In an ironic twist, the Trump administration's embrace of work requirements for low-income people on Medicaid is prompting lawmakers in some conservative states to resurrect plans to expand health care for the poor.
2. Haslam to Give Health Care Testimony in US Senate
- Wednesday, September 6, 2017
Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam is traveling to Washington this week to testify in Congress.
Haslam is scheduled to appear before the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions committee on Thursday, Sept. 7. The panel is chaired by Lamar Alexander, Tennessee’s senior senator.
3. GOP Governors Outline Health Care Plan, Medicaid Changes
- Monday, February 27, 2017
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) – Republican governors from seven states, including Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam, are calling for dramatic changes to Medicaid, which provides insurance to more than 70 million low-income Americans, as they nervously watch President Donald Trump and GOP congressional leaders move to repeal and replace the Obama-era health law.
4. Tennessee Senate Speaker Ramsey Announces He Won't Run Again
- Wednesday, March 16, 2016
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Senate Speaker Ron Ramsey, a leading figure in the Republican takeover of all three branches of Tennessee state government, announced Wednesday that he won't run for re-election.
5. Three Tennessee Appeals Judges Finalists for Supreme Court Vacancy
- Thursday, October 29, 2015
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Three state appeals judges appointed by Gov. Bill Haslam were selected Tuesday as finalists to fill a vacancy on the Tennessee Supreme Court.
The Governor's Council for Judicial Appointments interviewed nine applicants during a public hearing before narrowing the field to three and sending the names to the Republican governor.
6. 9 Apply to Fill Vacancy on Tennessee Supreme Court
- Tuesday, October 13, 2015
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Three appeals judges appointed by Gov. Bill Haslam are among the nine applicants to fill a vacancy on the bench of Tennessee's highest court.
The opening created by the retirement of Justice Gary Wade in September provided Haslam the opportunity to give the five-member court a Republican majority after decades of Democratic control.
7. AG Slatery Decides Against Tennessee Supreme Court Bid
- Thursday, September 17, 2015
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — State Attorney General Herbert Slatery announced Tuesday he won't apply to fill a vacancy on Tennessee's Supreme Court.
Slatery is a longtime friend and adviser to Gov. Bill Haslam on legal and spiritual matters, and would have been a heavy favorite for the Republican governor's appointment had he chosen to apply.
8. Slatery Mum on Tennessee Supreme Court Plans
- Friday, September 11, 2015
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Applications are now open to fill a vacancy on the bench of Tennessee's highest court, but one heavy favorite — should he chose to apply — still won't divulge his plans.
9. Haslam: No Discussion With AG About Supreme Court Vacancy
- Monday, August 24, 2015
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) — As observers wait to see whether Attorney General Herbert Slatery has any interest in filling an upcoming vacancy on the Tennessee Supreme Court, Gov. Bill Haslam said he hasn't had any discussion about it with his close friend and former top legal adviser.
10. Ramsey Clear in Push to Politicize Supreme Court
- Thursday, August 6, 2015
Republican Lt. Gov. Ron Ramsey has a penchant for igniting flames of partisanship, and the retirement of Tennessee Supreme Court Justice Gary Wade is no exception.
11. Questions Abound Amid Tennessee Supreme Court Vacancy
- Tuesday, August 4, 2015
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – When Gary Wade was appointed to the state Supreme Court in 2006, the self-described "mountain boy from the Smokies" planned to serve the eight-year term and retire from his distinguished judicial career.
12. Conn’s Acquires Site for Third Memphis-Area Location
- Friday, May 29, 2015
A Texas-based retailer has acquired a fully leased shopping center in Southaven and will build a new store on an outparcel of the existing retail center.
Conn’s Appliances Inc. acquired the Stateline Square Shopping Center at 550 Stateline Road in Southaven for $5 million from Brixmor Commercial Real Estate, which was doing business as NPK Southaven LLC.
13. Battle of the Band(width)
- Saturday, March 14, 2015
Joyce Coltrin’s business is wandering in Bradley County’s technological wilderness. And it’s likely to remain there – because of legal threats – until the General Assembly changes state law.
14. GOP Governors Don't See 'Obamacare' Going Away
- Tuesday, October 21, 2014
WASHINGTON (AP) — While Republicans in Congress shout, "Repeal Obamacare," GOP governors in many states have quietly accepted the law's major Medicaid expansion. Even if their party wins control of the Senate in the upcoming elections, they just don't see the law going away.
15. Judicial Retention Travels Complex Path
- Saturday, October 4, 2014
The 2014 election year is proving to be a long one for those interested in the judicial races on the ballot.
Voters in Shelby County decided the local judicial races and participated in the August statewide retention races for appellate court positions, including three on the Tennessee Supreme Court.
16. New Chief Justice Echoes Haslam Mantra on Review
- Friday, September 19, 2014
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – First, the state Supreme Court hired Gov. Bill Haslam's top legal adviser as Tennessee's next attorney general. Now the high court's new chief justice is also adopting the Republican governor's rhetoric.
17. From the Gallery of Tradition
- Thursday, April 24, 2014
AUGUSTA, Ga. – Overheard in the gallery:
“Where you staying tonight?”
“With you. Didn’t they tell you?”
“You got any cousins coming?”
18. Feds to Let States Pay to Open Parks
- Friday, October 11, 2013
WASHINGTON (AP) – The Obama administration said Thursday it will allow states to use their own money to reopen some national parks that have been closed because of the government shutdown.
- Thursday, May 23, 2013
The Peabody Rooftop Party will be held Thursday, May 23, from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. at The Peabody, 149 Union Ave. Gary Escoe’s Atomic Dance Machine will perform. Tickets are $10. Visit peabodymemphis.com or call 529-4000.
- Wednesday, May 22, 2013
The Rotary Club of Memphis East will meet Wednesday, May 22, at noon at The Racquet Club of Memphis, 5111 Sanderlin Ave. Bill West, founder of The West Clinic, will speak. Cost is $17. R.S.V.P. to Lee Hughes at firstname.lastname@example.org.
21. Haynes Joins Table Group as Principal Consultant
- Wednesday, November 7, 2012
Brad Haynes has joined The Table Group Inc. as principal consultant. Haynes will provide executive teams with customized consulting and training sessions built around teamwork, leadership and overall organizational health.
22. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, March 2, 2005
Armstrong Allen attorney re-elected to ABAs House of Delegates
Noel Re-Elected to ABA House of Delegates
Randall D. Noel was elected to a third two-year term as a member of the American Bar Associations policy-making House of Delegates. Noel i...
23. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, June 23, 2004
Carlisle Earns Entrepreneur of the Year Award
Gene Carlisle was presented the 2004 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Retail and Consumer Products Award. Carlisle is chairman and chief executive officer of Carlisle Corp. Kathryn Kont...
24. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, June 2, 2004
MEMPHIS FOOD BANK APPOINTS ASST
The Food Bank Appoints Assistant Director
Estella Mayhue-Greer was appointed assistant director of the Memphis Food Bank. Greer has been with The Food Bank for eight years. She previously served as agency relati...
25. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, June 4, 2003
Susan Ratner joined Memphis Area Legal Services Inc.
Susan Ratner joined Memphis Area Legal Services Inc. as a staff attorney. She earned a bachelors degree from the University of Memphis, masters degree from the University of Tennessee and law d...
26. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, April 17, 2002
Gary Wilkinson, a partner in the Memphis law firm of Stewart & Wilkinson PLLC was elected to the prestigious Federation of Def Gary Wilkinson, a partner in the Memphis law firm of Stewart and Wilkinson PLLC, was elected to the Federation of Defe...
27. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, January 19, 2000
The YMCA of Memphis and the Mid-South has announced four new positions within the organization: Spencer L. Wilson and Jack R. Blair have been appointed to the board of directors for Bulab Holdings, parent company of Buckman Laboratories Internationa...
28. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, April 7, 1999
Bob Vornbrock has been named president of Thompson & Co Bob Vornbrock has been named president of Thompson & Co. He formerly was chief operating officer. Vornbrock is a graduate of the University of Missouri. Greg Bava has been named to the ...
29. Archived Article: Attorney Graph
- Tuesday, February 16, 1999
Attorney Attorney Judgments Amount ------------------------------------------------ ----------- -------------------------- Gordon & Feldbaum 226 $220,174.79 Baer Baer & Baer 220 $348,622.30 Mccullough Law Firm ...
30. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, April 1, 1998
Dr Dr. Bill Poston has been named vice president of clinical integration and quality for Baptist Memorial Health Care Corp.s Memphis metropolitan area. He formerly was chief of staff for Baptist Memorial Hospital at its Medical Center and East Memph...