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MARSHA BLACKBURN IS ATTACKING PHIL BREDESEN
HERE’S WHAT BLACKBURN SAID PREVIOUSLY ABOUT TENNCARE
Now Marsha Blackburn is attacking Phil Bredesen on TennCare. Here’s what Blackburn said previously about TennCare on CNN.
IT QUADRUPLED IN COST IN A FIVE-YEAR PERIOD
It quadrupled in cost in a five-year period of time.
DROVE THE STATE TO THE POINT OF BANKRUPTCY
35.3% OF THE STATE BUDGET
A DEMOCRAT GOVERNOR
ENDED UP TAKING MUCH OF THIS DOWN
RESHAPING THE PROGRAM
It drove the state to the point of bankruptcy to the point of being 35.3% of the state budget and it was a Democrat governor who ended up taking much of this down and reshaping the program.
In a congressional hearing.
IN A CONGRESSIONAL HEARING
CONSUMING 35.3% OF THE STATE BUDGET
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It reached the point of consuming 35.3% of the state budget.
OUR FORMER GOVERNOR, PHIL BREDESEN
DID A LOT TO REIGN IN THE EXPLODING COST
Even our former Governor, a Democrat, Phil Bredesen had – did a lot to reign in the exploding cost.
Another congressional hearing.
ANOTHER CONGRESSIONAL HEARING
MEDICAID SPENDING & STATE FINANCES
REP. MARSHA BLACKBURN
Tennessee 7th District
Mr. Chairman, our former Governor Phil Bredesen had a great article in The Wall Street Journal on this, I’d like to submit it for the record.
TENNCARE ATE UP 35.3% OF THE STATE BUDGET
TennCare ate up 35.3% of the state budget before it was addressed.
NO MORE MONEY FOR HIGHER ED
NO MORE MONEY FOR EDUCATION
There was no more money for higher ed, no more money for education.
HONORED TO SERVE THE 7TH DISTRICT OF TENNESSEE
In a written statement, Marsha Blackburn said Phil Bredesen has cut the Tennessee budget and with his legislature; made tough, fiscally sound choices. They reformed the state’s largest entitlement program, TennCare, to reduce waste and excess.
“Phil Bredesen has cut the Tennessee budget and with his legislature; made tough, fiscally sound choices. They reformed the state’s largest entitlement program, TennCare, to reduce waste and excess.”
On Morning Joe.
ON MORNING JOE
$2 BILLION TO AN $8 BILLION PROGRAM
We’ve seen it go from a $2 billion to an $8 billion program.
OUR GOVERNOR HAS WORKED DILIGENTLY TO GET THE COST DOWN
Our Governor has worked diligently to get the cost down.
And in RealClearPolitics she wrote, TennCare nearly bankrupted the state, reduce the quality of care, and collapsed under its own weight. Governor Bredesen was ultimately forced to dramatically restructure a program he has since called, a disaster.
“Nearly bankrupted the state, reduce the quality of care, and collapsed under its own weight.”
“Governor Bredesen was ultimately forced to dramatically restructure a program he has since called, ‘a disaster.’”
JUST ANOTHER WASHINGTON POLITICIAN CHANGING HER STORY TO GET ELECTED
Marsha Blackburn, just another Washington politician changing her story to get elected. That’s not what we need in the U.S. Senate.
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