Author Archives: Director of Communications

21 Jan
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TNDP Chair Releases Statement on Republican Senator Steve Dickerson Skipping Out on Important Vote to Stand up for Air Quality in Tennessee

Nashville, Tenn. (January 21, 2016) – Tennessee Democratic Party Chair Mary Mancini issued the following response to Sen. Steve Dickerson (R-Nashville) and his refusal to take a stand on keeping the state’s air quality safe: “Tennessee Republicans passed a bill ...

20 Jan
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: TNDP Statement on School Vouchers Vote in House Finance, Ways & Means Subcommittee

Nashville, Tn (January 20, 2016) The vote today by the House Finance, Ways & Means Subcommittee to move school vouchers forward is a huge blow to public education in Tennessee. Democrats believe that every child in every zip code deserves a free and quality ...

18 Jan
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: The TNDP, Chair Mary Mancini Commemorate Martin Luther King, Jr.

Nashville, Tenn. (January 18, 2015) – “The time is always right to do what is right.” – Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Dear Friend, As we remember Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. today, let all Democrats in Tennessee heed his ...

12 Jan
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: TNDP Chair Mary Mancini’s Statement on President Obama’s Final State of the Union Address

Nashville, Tenn. (January 12, 2016) – The State of the Union is strong, which is not surprising after 7 years of Democratic leadership. We’ve had more than  70 straight months of private sector job growth, the economy is strong, and the American people are safer and healthier than ...

12 Jan
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tennessee Democratic Party Chair Mary Mancini’s Statement on Republican Caucus Meeting, Rep. Jeremy Durham

Nashville, Tenn. (January 12, 2016) – The lack of leadership shown today by Tennessee Republicans is stunning. Rep. Jeremy Durham, time and again, has shown a severe lack of ethics and good judgement. The fact that Speaker Harwell refused to ...

08 Jan
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“Today we learned that American employers added 292,000 jobs in December…

TNDP Chair Mary Mancini Statement on December Job Numbers Nashville, Tenn. (January 8, 2016) -“Today we learned that American employers added 292,000 jobs in December, making it the 70th consecutive month of private-sector job growth in the United States. President Obama and ...

07 Jan
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Statement from Tennessee Democratic Party Chair Mary Mancini on Speaker Harwell’s inaction concerning Rep. Andy Holt (R-Dresden).

Nashville, Tenn. (January 7, 2016) – “It’s been almost a week and Republican House Speaker Beth Harwell still refuses to condemn the reckless and irresponsible statements made by Rep. Andy Holt (R-Dresden) supporting the armed extremists in Oregon and telling ...

05 Jan
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tennessee Democratic Party Chair to Commends President Obama, Sensible Gun Control

Nashville, Tenn. (January 5, 2016) – On Tuesday the Tennessee Democratic Party Chair, Mary Mancini commended President Obama’s action on gun control. “President Obama’s bold action on background checks will help to ensure that our communities are safe and that ...

05 Jan
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: TNDP Chair Mancini releases statement about the priorities of Speaker Beth Harwell and Rep. Jeremy Durham’s inappropriate behavior.

Nashville, Tenn. (January 5, 2016) — On Tuesday, Tennessee Democratic Party Chair Mary Mancini questioned Speaker Harwell’s priorities and asked once again that Republican leadership hold Rep. Jeremy Durham accountable for his behavior. “Yesterday, Speaker Harwell (R-Nashville) backtracked on her ...

04 Jan
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tennessee Democratic Party announces new Communications Director, Deputy Communications Director

Nashville, Tenn. (January 4, 2016) – Chair Mary Mancini announced today that Spencer Bowers has been hired as Communications Director for the Tennessee Democratic Party. Bowers comes to the TNDP after working as a consultant on many state and national ...