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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Speaker Paul D. Ryan at the Capitol in February. Congress should act quickly on any rescission proposal from the Trump administration to avoid relinquishing more control over the appropriations process to the executive branch, Hoagland writes.

Bill Frist's "Perspective" in April 15's Tennessean to that of Democrat Bill Freeman. ▻ Read More: Opinion Nashville government
On the pro-transit plan side, former Nashville Democratic Congressman Bob Clement and former Tennessee Republican U.S. Senator and Majority Leader Dr. Bill Frist both urged support for the transit plan. In a TENNESSEAN op-ed Frist put his support in the context of a healthier community: "Passing ...
Passing the Transit Improvement Plan on May 1 will not only keep the economic engine of our city strong, it will keep our city's arteries healthy and clear for many years to come. Bill Frist, M.D., is a nationally recognized heart and lung transplant surgeon, former U.S. Senate majority leader, and founder ...
The last two Senate majority leaders to vacate their posts, Democrat Harry Reid and Republican Bill Frist, were 75 and 54, respectively. Just because a member leaves Congress doesn't mean they are required to give up the money in their campaign accounts. Although personal use of campaign funds ...

Bill Frist, who stepped down as Senate Majority Leader after 12 years in the Senate. Corker, a former Chattanooga mayor and commissioner of the Tennessee Department of Finance and Administration, was elected to the U.S. Senate for the first time in 2006 and was re-elected in 2012. Corker said he ... election
These enjoyed bipartisan support when Obamacare was passed from the likes of Hillary Clinton and Obama to former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich, R-Ga., and former Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist, R-Tenn. The 2009 stimulus bill subsidized them, and then Obamacare made them mandatory ... healthcare
National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster delivers a speech at the 2018 Munich Security Conference on Feb. 17, 2018, in Munich, Germany. The White House pushed back against a report that President Donald Trump is planning to imminently replace McMaster. (Sebastian Widmann/Getty Images). healthcare
Bill Frist of Tennessee put a pro-gun bill on the floor, she acted. (The bill, of course, was a gift to the NRA — legislation to give gunmakers liability immunity from lawsuits from Americans harmed by defects in weapons.) Feinstein offered the assault weapons ban as an amendment, and to everyone's surprise ... healthcare
He defeated Memphis Congressman Harold Ford Jr. to win the seat formerly held by Dr. Bill Frist. He easily won re-election in 2012. He has served as the chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee since January 2015. Corker first ran for U.S. Senate in 1994, losing to Frist, after establishing a ... healthcare
HealthStream is one of the highest-profile health care IT companies in the region, partly by nature of its Frist connections (one of Bobby's uncles, Bill Frist, is a former U.S. Senate Majority Leader, while uncle Tommy Frist Jr. and grandfather Tommy Frist Sr. founded hospital giant HCA Healthcare). healthcare
Former U.S. Senate Majority Leader and Aspire Health co-founder Bill Frist has joined the board of local care management company myNEXUS. “Fragmentation of care sits among the top issues that our nation must solve, both clinically and economically,” Frist said in a statement. “We need solutions that ... healthcare
Bryan Frist, Yoshi co-founder and son of former Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist, said the San-Francisco-based company has plans to expand into 25 cities this year — it's currently offered in six markets, including Nashville — and will use the investment to grow its list of services and B2B marketing. healthcare
Former U.S. Sen. Bill Frist has been named to the board of directors for Brentwood-based MyNexus. First, founder of NashvilleHealth and co-founder of Aspire Health, has deep ties to Nashville's health care industry as the son and brother of two of the founders of HCA Healthcare Inc. He is also a nationally ... healthcare
Whoever wins, he said, he hopes they will follow the model of past Tennessee senators, such as Republicans Howard Baker Jr., Bill Frist, Fred Thompson and Lamar Alexander and Democrats Al Gore and Jim Sasser. "We've had senators that, generally speaking, have been statesmen that have ... Bob Corker
By edging out former Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist of Tennessee and former Gov. Mitch Daniels of Indiana -- steady, accomplished, mature figures with bona fides outside politics such as medicine and industry -- Ryan emerged as the face of the Republican future. When he made his ...

Dr. Bill Frist, and Dr. Penny Wheeler, the innovative CEO of Minnesota's own Allina Health. Slavitt's personal involvement also creates high expectations. As a former executive, he has the private-sector experience and the personal resources to help fund the new nonprofit. He also served in one of the top ...
Former U.S. Senate Majority Leader and Aspire Health co-founder Bill Frist has joined the board of local care management company myNEXUS. “Fragmentation of care sits among the top issues that our nation must solve, both clinically and economically,” Frist said in a statement. “We need solutions that ...
In 2004, then-Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist was among the Republicans who worked to elect Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., ousting Democratic leader Tom Daschle. In 2014, Manchin was one of many Democrats who worked against McConnell; Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., traveled to Kentucky multiple ...
In 2003, Majority Leader Bill Frist, frustrated with the filibustering of judicial appointments by Democrats, introduced a resolution to change Senate rules and allow a simple majority vote, spurred in this case to break a logjam holding up a number of judgeships. For two years, Frist held off in the hope of ...
Slavitt has recruited a deep roster of Republicans known for their opposition to the Affordable Care Act, including former Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist and Douglas Holtz-Eakin, once an adviser to Sen. John McCain. Holtz-Eakin and Frist are no allies of Democrats on the health care issue. Just last year ...
Bryan Frist, Yoshi co-founder and son of former Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist, said the San-Francisco-based company has plans to expand into 25 cities this year — it's currently offered in six markets, including Nashville — and will use the investment to grow its list of services and B2B marketing.
Former U.S. Sen. Bill Frist has been named to the board of directors for Brentwood-based MyNexus. First, founder of NashvilleHealth and co-founder of Aspire Health, has deep ties to Nashville's health care industry as the son and brother of two of the founders of HCA Healthcare Inc. He is also a nationally ...
Running has been a big part of John Mowrey's life. In middle school, he ran with his father on weekends, as the elder Mowrey trained for marathons. In college, John Mowrey ran track—and eventually met his wife running. It also helped him learn strategies that have come in handy as a value investor.
Wednesday's forum was spearheaded by the State Collaborative on Reforming Education (SCORE), an education advocacy group founded by former U.S. Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist, a Tennessee Republican. Three Republicans — Knoxville businessman and former state economic development ...
To woo Republicans, Promontory enlisted former Newt Gingrich aide Daniel Meyer, along with David Schiappa, a former aide to Senate Republican Leaders Bob Dole, Trent Lott, Bill Frist and Mitch McConnell. On the Democratic side, Promontory has enlisted Robert Raben, a former aide to Rep. Barney ...
Nominees are evaluated by a selection committee made up of health and health care leaders from Tennessee. Past inductees have included Jack Bovender, Dorothy Lavinia Brown, R. Clayton McWhorter, Bill Frist and David Satcher. Reach Lizzy Alfs at lalfs@tennessean.com or 615-726-5948.
Alex Azar has the temperament, judgment, and focus to lead HHS. By Bill Frist and Tom Daschle. January 9, 2018. Twitter · Facebook · LinkedIn · Email · Doximity · Republish; Print. Alex Azar, nominee for secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services. Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images. Twitter · Facebook ...
Over a decade ago, then-Senator Bill Frist was calling for a crash program to vastly speed up vaccine development and production. It's still a good idea. War in Korea: 2017 was a crazy year, which means that Kim Jong Un was really in his element. Alas, that's likely to continue in 2018. There's some sign ...
When a Lowe's employee who's deemed “high risk” gets diagnosed with diabetes, a nurse will reach out to offer support and guidance. The nurse might help the patient figure out treatment options, payment possibilities and access to care, combining a personal approach with data-driven analysis.
Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, smiles as she is followed by former Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist, a Republican from Tennessee, who is visiting the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017. As lawmakers ... more. Photo: J. Scott Applewhite, AP. Image 2 of 11. House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis., ...
Catherine Rampell: New tax bill is a feast for 'regulatory parasites'. Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, smiles as she is followed by former Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist, a Republican from Tennessee, who is visiting the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017. As lawmakers craft a temporary spending ...
Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, smiles as she is followed by former Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist, a Republican from Tennessee, who is visiting the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017. As lawmakers craft a temporary spending bill to keep the government from shutting down, Sen. Collins has ...
“As Tennesseans, we should be proud that our students and teachers have made our state the fastest improving in K-12 education, and that our state leaders have made Tennessee a national model in improving access to postsecondary opportunities,” said former Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist, the ...
Former U.S. Sen. Bill Frist was among six health care pioneers inducted Tuesday into the Tennessee Health Care Hall of Fame. He joins Dorothy Lavinia Brown, the first African-American female surgeon in the South; Donald Pinkel, the first director and CEO of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital; Harry ...
Former U.S. Sen. Bill Frist was among six health care pioneers inducted Tuesday into the Tennessee Health Care Hall of Fame. He joins Dorothy Lavinia Brown, the first African-American female surgeon in the South; Donald Pinkel, the first director and CEO of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital; Harry ...
Former Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist indicated Tuesday he disagrees with most of his fellow Republicans on repealing Obamacare, saying instead he liked the law and if he were still in Congress he would work to repair it. "I like much of Obamacare because of the access issue," said Frist, speaking at ...
At Carpenters Middle School in Blount County, exercise and reading go hand in hand. Nearly 200 students participate in the “Pedal Power” program, spending 20 minutes a day reading a book they select while riding a recumbent bike. Students say that when they are physically active while they learn, they ...
At Carpenters Middle School in Blount County, exercise and reading go hand in hand. Nearly 200 students participate in the “Pedal Power” program, spending 20 minutes a day reading a book they select while riding a recumbent bike. Students say that when they are physically active while they learn, they ...
G. William Hoagland, a senior aide to former Senate GOP leader Bill Frist, suggested the Republicans' decision to release such a document significantly lessens the odds of major bills passing this year. “The political waters were pretty turbid before the memo issue,” said Hoagland, who is now at the ...
In 2004, then-Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist, R-Tennessee, traveled to South Dakota to campaign for the opponent of the then-Senate Minority Leader Tom Daschle. It was an unprecedented move for a Senate majority leader but it demonstrated the competitive, cutthroat political climate. Others have ...
"America has the best doctors, the best nurses, the best hospitals, the best medical technology, the best medical breakthrough medicines in the world." - Rep. Bill Frist. In terms of market size, the U.S. health care market is the largest in the world. A report by Health Access suggests that America's ...
Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, smiles as she is followed by former Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist, a Republican from Tennessee, who is visiting the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017. As lawmakers ... more. Photo: J. Scott Applewhite, AP. Image 2 of 10. House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis., ...
Catherine Rampell: New tax bill is a feast for 'regulatory parasites'. Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, smiles as she is followed by former Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist, a Republican from Tennessee, who is visiting the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017. As lawmakers craft a temporary spending ...
Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, smiles as she is followed by former Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist, a Republican from Tennessee, who is visiting the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017. As lawmakers craft a temporary spending bill to keep the government from shutting down, Sen. Collins has ...
Increasing the tobacco sale age and the tobacco tax are proven places to start — if the goal is to make life healthier, more productive and more fulfilling for all. Bill Frist, M.D. is a nationally acclaimed heart and lung transplant surgeon and the former U.S. Senate majority leader. He represented Tennessee in ...
The U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) is one of the most successful humanitarian relief efforts ever undertaken. It is directed at one of the world's most daunting public health problems. AIDS strikes people in the prime of their lives, shatters families and communities, orphans ...
Then: Aspire Health, a palliative care company co-founded by former Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist, closed a $32 million funding round led by GV (formerly Google Ventures), the venture capital arm of Google's parent company, Alphabet Inc. The investment came just as Aspire had expanded its network ...
... the company has some big-name backers, including former HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius and former Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist, ...


 

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