The Hamblen County Junior Democrats gathered Saturday, Feb. 24 to load the over $1,000 worth of non-perishable food they had been gathering since January for delivery to a local non-profit human service agency.
Responsible Change in Healthcare Part 2- A roadmap to improved healthcare coverage Part 1 of this discussion laid out the argument that many citizens of Tennessee’s First District are harmed by a lack of healthcare coverage. Before I discuss a plan, let’s make sure the goal is understood. First, what we want to achieve long … Read Article
“Tennessee 1st District Congressional hopeful Martin “Marty” Olsen told the Greene County Democratic Party that he believes it is possible to prevail politically against fellow physician and sitting congressman Dr. Phil Roe because of two factors: his conviction that Americans have more beliefs and values in common than differences, and also share “Trump fatigue.”” … Read Article
Responsible Change in Healthcare Part 1- Healthcare coverage is a significant problem in Tennessee’s First District. Healthcare was the issue that inspired me to begin my campaign for Congress. When I heard the reports of Congressional plans to cut healthcare coverage for 22 million Americans, I felt this was wrong, and I decided to do … Read Article
North Korea’s nuclear program is obviously a difficult issue. The problem hasn’t been solved over the course of decades involving multiple administrations from both parties, and it seems to be getting worse. North Korea recently demonstrated the successful launch of missiles that appear to have a range that includes most of the United States. The country claims … Read Article
This post originally appeared in the News 5 WCYB on September 5. Click here to read the full article. At Tuesday night’s meet and greet with Democratic gubernatorial candidate, Karl Dean, was the democrat running for Phil Roe’s seat in Congress. Just like Congressman Roe, Martin Olsen is also an OBGYN. Olsen has never served … Read Article
This post originally appeared in the Johnson City Press on September 2. Click here to read the full article. Community members gathered together to support veterans and Department of Veterans Affair staff all across the country on Saturday as the American Federation of Government Employees Local 1687 chapter held a rally on the corner of … Read Article
The last few days have given us much to think about as we reflect on history and monuments. For this post, I’ll share a family memory, few of my own memories, and then reflect upon them. The Legend of Franklin Cole My great-grandfather was about 14 in 1862 when a group of Union soldiers walked … Read Article