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ObamaCare Premium Rates Rising: Tennesseans Paying the Price

With ObamaCare rates on the rise anyone who signed up under the “Affordable”Care Act can brace for a premium rate increase ranging from 7.5%-22% next year. The Tennessean reported: As a result, BlueCross said, consumers will experience rate increases between 6.1 and 21.7 percent, depending on the product they have bought. It’s difficult to nail [...]

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We Can Do Better

September 10, 2014 J

Opinion Editorial Published in the Knoxville News Sentinel 8/24/2014 By Andrew Ogles Nationally, the average ACT is 21, with 26% of students achieving college-readiness benchmarks.  In contrast, Tennessee’s composite score is 19.8, with only 19% of students meeting college-readiness benchmarks.  We can do better. After 5 years of education reforms and millions of dollars spent, the [...]

AFP responds to Senate leadership’s attempts to undercut free speech

September 10, 2014

S.J. Res. 19 would censor the voices of millions of concerned citizens Arlington, Va. – Today Americans for Prosperity released a statement regarding efforts in the US Senate to pass a constitutional amendment (S.J. Res. 19) that would change the First Amendment, fundamentally alter the Bill of Rights, and undercut Americans’ rights to free speech. AFP Director of [...]

September Links to Common Core Articles

September 04, 2014 J

Stay informed. The best way to beat this beast is to be armed with information. Stopping the federal takeover of our education system is the war being waged across our nation. Updated 9/4: As noted in the National Review Online: It was pretty clear from the start that nobody thought there was sufficient evidence for any [...]

Majority Now Opposes Common Core

August 22, 2014 J

This could very well be the defining issue between Conservatives and Republicans. A new education poll shows 60% of Americans are opposed to Common Core. The public is becoming more and more aware of what Common Core implementation means for children. Parents and teachers alike are seeing the downfall in allowing a federal take-over of [...]

Links to Common Core Articles

August 21, 2014 J

What’s going on in our state to stop the Federal Overtake of education in Tennessee. A little bit of background: Inside Tennessee Common Core This link has a large portion of the background included from the legislative perspective. And another to our latest efforts: AFP Group to Keep Pressure on Common Core   Like this [...]