Quote of the Week: "I think he's wasting his time."

"As of October 1, yes, I think he's wasting his time."

—State Senate Speaker Ron Ramsey, in a Nov. 4 press conference, voicing his disdain for Gov. Bill Haslam's negotiations with the federal government to expand Medicaid under a supposed "Tennessee Plan." He said the state should wait another two years before deciding whether to proceed.