March 9th, 2014 in Local Regional News

The most memorable quotes in the Chattanooga Times Free Press for March 2-8.

"You can just blame Obamacare for the next four years and watch all of the money leave Tennessee. At some point, it's not not about red and blue, it's about green."

-- Erlanger CEO Kevin Spiegel on the need for Tennessee to move forward with expanding Medicaid

"I've got one God and when he gets ready for me, I'll have to go. Until then I'm not going to let fear rule my life."

-- Doris Smith, 65, on the pledge she and other senior East Lake Court residents took to call police when they see illegal activity

"I'm a single mom, going back to school, with a job. You can do it. Even though you're alone, you can do it."

-- Katrina Gilbert, a single mother of three, on her hope to inspire other women through the HBO documentary "Paycheck to Paycheck: The life and Times of Katrina Gilbert," that will be broadcast March 17 at 9 p.m.

"UTC can't succeed if Chattanooga, our region and Tennessee don't grow and prosper also."

-- UTC Chancellor Steve Angle on the future of the university as "an engaged metropolitan university."