Do you have questions about what's happening with health care in our state?  Are you wondering how Gov. Bill Haslam's efforts to expand coverage for hard-working families and retool our system would impact you and YOUR family?
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An open letter to AARP Tennessee members and volunteers from Advocacy Director Shelley Courington:
AARP Tennessee State President Cleo Owens
By AARP Tennessee State President Cleo Owens
Tennessee State Capitol
Although Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam has rejected "Medicaid Expansion"  as proposed by the Affordable Care Act, AARP will continue working with him and other state leaders, federal officials and health care advocates to try to find a way to provide health insurance to families struggling to afford coverage.
AARP Tennessee State Director Rebecca Kelly (L) and then-State President Margot Seay (R) present UT Coach Pat Summitt with an Inspire Award from AARP The Magazine
 Tennessee leaders are proud but not surprised that Pat Summitt, a legendary basketball coach and courageous Alzheimer’s advocate, is being honored with AARP’s national Andrus Award. The award was being presented to Summitt at a dinner in her honor Thursday night at the Newseum in Washington, D.C.  
Tennessee State Capitol
When the  Tennessee Legislature convenes its new two-year 108th General Assembly in Nashville on Jan. 8, 2013, AARP Tennessee will be there working hard to protect the health, finances and rights of Tennesseans, especially those age 50 and older.
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