Posts Tagged ‘Perspective: Women’

Letter to Editor: Angela Hardy of Knoxville, TN

Angela Hardy of Knoxville, TN writes: It is apparent the Senators have their own agenda and are not representing the majority concerns. Maybe it is time to repeal and replace those who ignore the cries of the poor,those on the margins of life,those who are working two and three jobs to make ends meet. Let's…

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Letter to Editor: Patricia of Nashville, TN

Patricia of Nashville, TN writes: My sister-in-law was an artist. Before the ACA, her family paid a couple thousand dollars a month for a healthcare policy they thought was good. When my sister-in-law got sick there were delays in treatment because everything had to be negotiated or appealed with the health insurance company. When surgery…

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Letter to Editor: Jenny of Nashville, TN

Jenny of Nashville, TN writes: I am disappointed in Senator Alexander's actions this week concerning the Senate health care bill. He is failing to stand up for the needs of Tennesseans – 526,000 of who stand to lose their health care with any vote to repeal the ACA. 1 in 10 of Americans in general.…

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Letter to Editor: Courtney of Nashville, TN

Courtney of Nashville, TN writes: My husband recently lost his job as a part of a large layoff from a healthcare company in Nashville. Our 8-year-old son has a life-threatening genetic metabolic condition. At first glance these two topics seem unrelated. However, my family relies on my husband's job for our family's insurance. My son's…

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Letter to Editor: Denise of Nashville, TN

Denise of Nashville, TN writes: To the editor: I am writing today to petition Senators Alexander and Corker to oppose any repeal without replacement of the ACA. This would be reckless and insensitive. Suicide is now the number one killer among pre-teens and teens. What will happen with mental health? How will we help these…

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Abby of Knoxville, TN

Abby of Knoxville, TN writes: My name is Abby Wintker Burris. I am originally from Nashville, but now I live in Knoxville. I am 40 years old and worked in the non-profit sector for 10 years. Currently, I am a graduate student at the University of Tennessee at Knoxville. I am working towards a masters…

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Therese of Chattanooga, TN

Therese of Chattanooga, TN writes: originally from atl. she’s been in chattanooga since june 2014, before that she was in fairfax, va. She was teaching, and now she’s retired. she is doing a lot of volunteer work – supporting local candidates running for office, grassroots campaigning. involved with school board activities as a former teacher.…

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Debra and Kevin of Snowflake, AZ

Debra and Kevin of Snowflake, AZ writes: My husband and I retired to Az after working overseas for many years where we had socialized medicine. ¬†We have been in Snowflake Az for almost 5 years and since we had no social security or other pensions we started buying rental properties for income so we are…

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Letter to Editor: Becky of Nashville, TN

Becky of Nashville, TN writes: Dear Editor, I have been grateful for the Affordable Care Act and how it has allowed my family to get the healthcare coverage they need. My son-in-law, a hard working young man, has been able to get insurance via the ACA, when his several part time jobs were not offering…

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Letter to Editor: Caroline of Nashville, TN

Caroline of Nashville, TN writes: I am writing because we must preserve the ACA so that ALL Americans can have access to health care. I believe our country is far too rich not to offer this as a right to its citizens. I have two children: one on the Autism spectrum and one who is…

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