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Five Questions for Matthew Hill and Nathan Farnor ahead of state House election

October 16, 2018
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Brandon Paykamian

As the 7th Tennessee House District campaign between Democratic candidate Nathan Farnor and Republican incumbent Matthew Hill continues, the Press reached out to both candidates last week to get some of their thoughts on some of the most pressing issues in the district and state.

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State candidates split on Medicaid expansion during social worker forum

October 4, 2018
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Zach Vance

Expanding Medicaid in Tennessee dominated the conversation at Thursday’s candidate forum, hosted by the National Association of Social Workers’ Northeast Tennessee branch, and the four state House candidates were clearly divided on the topic.

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Two ETSU students run for public office

October 4, 2018
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Katie Day

It’s an exciting time for politics –– both in the nation and at ETSU.

One graduate and one current student are running for public office this November.

ETSU alumnus Nathan Farnor is running for the Tennessee House of Representatives, District 7, while current student David Adams is running for the Johnson City Commission.

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Freedom Hall Trump rally greeted by hundreds of demonstrators

October 2, 2018
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Brandon Paykamian

Craig was joined by Nathan Farnor, the Democratic candidate who is challenging Republican state Rep. Matthew Hill in the 7th House District race in November.

“I’m out here just to support these people who are fighting for a lot of the same causes I am — for the people who have been left behind, don’t have health care, who work two or three jobs and can’t get ahead. The people in our community deserve better (than Trump and Blackburn),” he said.

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