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Obamacare CO-OP Trade Association Now Appears Dead

Tennessee Star

After 20 of the 24 Obamacare non-profit health insurance cooperatives collapsed, despite the influx of $2.4 billion in taxpayer funds, it shouldn’t surprise anyone that its trade association would also fail. The National Alliance of State Health Cooperatives (NASCHO), the Obamacare co-op health insurance trade association, has quietly closed its…

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Dave Ramsey Breaks Ground On New Corporate Headquarters In Franklin

Tennessee Star

  Dave Ramsey broke ground Thursday on new Williamson County corporate headquarters for Ramsey Solutions, his growing financial advice company. Thursday’s private ceremony was set to feature remarks from Ramsey and Gov. Bill Haslam, according to a news release. Representatives from the city of Franklin, the Williamson County Chamber of…

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Is Your Guru Killing You?

Tennessee Star

  …For the letter killeth, but the spirit giveth life. ~ 2 Corinthians 3:6 (KJV) I suppose it’s ironic that I – a Certified Personal Trainer and owner of a fitness and health company – someone who makes his living by providing instruction, am writing an article warning of the dangers of…

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TNReady High School Test Scores Show Improvement ‘Across All Subject Areas’

On Thursday, the Tennessee Department of Education released the results of the latest round of student testing, which showed that “Tennessee high school students improved across all subject areas – English, math, science, and U.S. history – on the 2016-17 TNReady end-of-course exams.” “This growth is encouraging, and it shows…

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Knoxville Mayor Sides with Anti-Christian Group, Orders Removal of Scripture from Police Department

“What shall we then say to these things? If God be for us then who can be against us?” ~ Romans 8:31 After nearly a half-century – and one complaint – a plaque displaying a single verse of scripture (quoted above) at the Knoxville Police Department employee entrance will be…

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Mark Luttrell, Mayor of Tennessee’s Largest County, Endorses Randy Boyd For Governor

  Republican Shelby County Mayor Mark Luttrell endorsed gubernatorial candidate and former state head of economic development (ECD) Randy Boyd Wednesday. Shelby County is Tennessee’s largest with a population of over 900,000. The connection between Luttrell and Boyd goes back not just to their small-town rural roots in West Tennessee,…

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Family Action Council of Tennessee Praises Trump’s Decision To Ban Transgenders From Military

  The conservative Family Action Council of Tennessee (FACT) praised President Trump on Wednesday for saying that transgenders would not be allowed in the military, a reversal of a policy set in motion by former President Obama, who lifted a previous ban. David Fowler, president of FACT, said in a…

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Beth Harwell To Speak At First Tuesday Event Aug. 1

Tennessee Star

  House Speaker Beth Harwell will speak at Republican activist Tim Skow’s First Tuesday event Aug. 1 as she gets her campaign for Tennessee governor under way. Harwell (R-Nashville) officially announced her candidacy July 15. At the event, Harwell will outline her vision for Tennessee and take questions. Topics are…

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