State Senator Joey Hensley Talks About His Background, Path to Becoming a Physician, and Step Therapy Bill

Joey Hensley

Tuesday morning on The Tennessee Star Report, host Leahy welcomed State Senator Joey Hensley to the newsmakers line to talk about his background, his path to becoming a doctor, and his step therapy bill.

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Volunteers Needed for Tennessee’s Annual ‘Weed Wrangle’

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Tennesseans are invited to participate March 5th in the state’s annual Weed Wrangle, part of a national effort to remove invasive plants from public spaces, according to a press release by the Tennessee Department of Environment & Conservation.

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Rep. Steve Cohen Does Not Like Gov. Lee’s Plan to Expand Vocational Opportunities Using Lottery Funds

U.S. Rep. Steve Cohen (D-TN-09) doesn’t like Gov. Bill Lee’s plan to expand high school vocational offerings using lottery proceeds. Lee unveiled his first legislative plan Tuesday. Information on the Governor’s Investment in Vocational Education (GIVE) is available online here. “We have the opportunity to help students discover quality career…

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Metro Nashville Promises to Pay For Non-Tuition Expenses For Select Technical, Community College Students

Nashville is launching a new scholarship to make higher education completely free for some students, Nashville Public Radio says. Nashville GRAD — or Getting Results by Advancing Degrees is one of the first local government efforts in the nation to target non-tuition expenses, and it will help students at two…

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