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Healthcare expansion plan fails
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A plan to expand healthcare coverage in Tennessee failed Wednesday in the state Senate.State Sen. Janice Bowling was a member of the Senate Health Committee that voted 7-4 to defeat Gov. Bill Haslam’s plan called Insure Tennessee. Bowling was one of the seven senators who voted against it.“There was a lot of rhetoric surrounding this plan, but the rhetoric did not match up to reality,” said Bowling, who represents Warren County as part of her seven-county district.