Archive

25 Feb
0

TNDP Chair Mary Mancini on the endorsement by Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam of Senator Marco Rubio’s White House bid:

Nashville, Tenn. (February 25, 2016) – Today, Tennessee Democratic Party chair Mary Mancini released a statement explaining why Governor Haslam endorsed Sen. Rubio. “With his record of failure, Governor Haslam’s decision to endorse another politician with a record of failure ...

22 Feb
0

Refusing Refugees Who Are in Desperate Need is not Who We Are

Nashville, Tenn. (February 22, 2016)- Tennessee Democratic Party chair Mary Mancini released the following statement in response to the bill passed by the Tennessee State Senate calling for the Attorney General to sue the federal government over refugees: “Tennessee Republicans ...

22 Feb
0

Tennessee Democrats Announce 6 for ’16; Top Issues of 2016

Nashville, Tenn. (Monday, February 22, 2016) – House and Senate Democrats announced their policy plan for this legislative agenda calling it their “6 for ‘16”.   The Democrat’s “6 for ‘16” platform focuses on key issues that are important to ...

19 Feb
0

It’s Time Tennessee Republicans Face the Facts

If holding secret meetings and sweeping sexual harassment claims under the rug is the “culture change” Speaker Harwell wants to create at the State Capitol, then she is on the right path. But it’s not what the people of Tennessee ...

17 Feb
0

TNDP Chair Mancini Statement to AG Herb Slatery: “This is not just about Rep. Durham”

Nashville, Tenn. (February 17, 2016) – Tennessee Democratic Party Chair Mary Mancini released the following statement in response to the State’s Attorney General  Herb Slatery’s move to seize Rep. Durham’s hard drive: “I urge Attorney General Slatery to broaden the ...

11 Feb
0

TNDP Statement onVoucher Bill Failure

Nashville, Tenn. (February 11, 2016) – Tennessee Democratic Party Chair Mary Mancini released the following statement after Governor Haslam and Republican backed voucher bill failed in the House: “Democrats know that public money should be used for public schools so ...

03 Feb
0

Statements from TNDP Chair: Speaker Harwell and Governor Haslam Just Don’t Get It

Nashville, Tenn. (February 3, 2016) – Speaker Harwell said she is working on a “culture change” since covering up the Durham scandal that broke last month. Tennesseans don’t see a change when she goes from covering up sexual harassment to ...

01 Feb
0

The State of the State is a lot of Hot Air

TNDP Chair released the following statement to address tonight’s State of the State address by Governor Bill Haslam: “Governor Haslam has such pretty plans for the year. Sadly, though, our Republican Governor is not a leader. Just look at Insure ...

01 Feb
0

TNDP statement on West Tennessee 8th Congressional Race

Nashville, Tenn. (February 1, 2016) – “Democrats have always had deep roots in West Tennessee. We are excited about the 8th Congressional District race because Democrats represent the values of the West Tennesseans. Our candidates have been and will continue ...

01 Feb
0

TNDP Chair Mary Mancini Addresses Ron Buchanan’s Resignation

Nashville, Tenn. (February 1, 2016) – “Tennessee Republicans seem to have a real problem with women. We already know about their culture of covering up sexual harassment at the state level, but today we learned that Republican Election Commission Chair ...