Nov 15 2019
05:01 pm

REPORT: “TN officials failed to distribute $214 million+ in federal CHILD CARE FUNDS to low & middle-income TN parents since 2015.”

With $730M in TANF funds, that’s ~$1 BILLION this TN GOP supermajority has kept from our most vulnerable. @GovBillLee

— The Tennessee Holler (@TheTNHoller) November 15, 2019


Raise your hand if you still think Medicaid block grants are a good idea.

bizgrrl's picture

Did this withholding of funds

Did this withholding of funds start with Haslam administration?

fischbobber's picture

From what I understand,


bizgrrl's picture

It looks like the State of

It looks like the State of Tennessee is still not spending this money.

"The additional unspent $121 million annual allotment has resulted in almost $800 million in reserve funding that can only be utilized through the program."

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