Author Archives: Director of Communications

01 Sep
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DNC Approves Tennessee Democratic Party’s Delegate Selection Plan

DNC Approves Tennessee Democratic Party’s Delegate Selection Plan Nashville, Tenn. (September 1, 2015) – The Tennessee Democratic Party’s 2016 Delegate Selection and Affirmative Action Plan has been adopted by the TNDP’s Executive Committee and approved by the Democratic National Committee’s Rules ...

28 Aug
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Tennessee Democratic Party Chair Mary Mancini Statement on Andy Holt EPA fine

Nashville, Tenn. (August 28, 2015) – Tennessee Democratic Party Chair Mary Mancini has released the following statement after the Environmental Protection Agency fined Andy Holt $177,500 for pumping nearly a million gallons of hog waste into a creek near his ...

24 Aug
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MEDIA ADVISORY: TNDP, Democratic Legislators Demand Accountability and Transparency; Question Governor Haslam’s Troubling Privatization Plans

Nashville, Tenn. (August 24, 2015) – Tennessee Democratic Party Chair Mary Mancini and House Caucus Chair Mike Stewart will convene a press conference on Governor Haslam’s plans to privatize management of state-owned properties. The press conference will be held tomorrow, ...

19 Aug
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Haslam’s History of Privatization Fails

Tennessee Democrats stand for three things: Opportunity for All Strong Families and Communities Effective and Accountable Government # 3 is the reason why we are not happy with the leaked news that Governor Haslam is planning to privatize the management and operation ...

19 Aug
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TNDP Chair Mary Mancini Statement on Planned Parenthood Meeting, Congressmen Diane Black, Marsha Blackburn and the Real Problems Facing Tennesseans

Nashville, Tenn. (August 19, 2015) – Tennessee Democratic Party Chair Mary Mancini released the following statement on today’s planned meeting on Planned Parenthood: “Tennessee Republican legislators are falling in lock step behind Diane Black, Marsha Blackburn and the Republican National ...

17 Aug
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Tennessee Democratic Party Chair Mary Mancini Statement on the Passing of Longtime Civil Rights Activist Julian Bond

Nashville, Tenn. (August 17, 2015) – Tennessee Democratic Party Chair Mary Mancini released the following statement on the passing of Civil Rights icon Julian Bond, who was born in Nashville and went on to guide the struggle for racial equality ...

12 Aug
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Three Tennessee Trumps

“Over time, our great democratic system will work and Tennessee will return to the sensible policies toward schools, veterans, health care and the like that Tennesseans could take for granted before the Republican “supermajority” arrived.” Tennessee House Democratic Caucus Chairman ...

12 Aug
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Democrats To Hold Press Conference In Knoxville, Continue Statewide Tour Urging Special Session To Pass Insure Tennessee

Knoxville, Tenn. (August 12, 2015) – Tennessee Democratic Party Chair Mary Mancini will join Democratic leaders Rep. Mike Stewart, Sen. Lee Harris, Sen. Jeff Yarbro, and other Democrats at a press conference in Knoxville this Friday. At the press conference, ...

10 Aug
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Tennessee Democratic Party Chair Statement on Ted Cruz Visit to Tennessee; If Elected, Cruz would be a Disaster for Americans

Nashville, Tenn. (August 10, 2015) – Tennessee Democratic Party Chair Mary Mancini issued the following statement ahead of GOP Presidential candidate Ted Cruz’s visit to Tennessee, where he is expected to make stops from Chattanooga to Memphis. “Ted Cruz is ...

05 Aug
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TNDP Chair’s Statement on the 50th Anniversary of the Voting Rights Act

Nashville, Tenn. (August 6, 2015) – Tennessee Democratic Party Chair Mary Mancini has released the following statement on the 50th Anniversary of the Voting Rights Act: “Today, we commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act and remember the ...