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On June 24, 2013 By TNDP
It’s a sad week for Tennessee teachers and students because, last Friday afternoon, the Tennessee State Board of Education approved Gov. Bill Haslam’s plan to cut teacher salaries.
The measure approved by the board removes scheduled pay increases for veteran teachers and eliminates incentives for educators who earn advanced degrees. Gov. Haslam’s administration has repeatedly [...]Continue Reading →
House Democrats joined together to speak out against a proposal by the Haslam administration to cut teacher pay in Tennessee.
“If we are ever going to raise Tennessee’s educational standards, we must make our state more attractive to highly qualified, professional teachers,” said Rep. Gloria Johnson (D-Knoxville). “Instead, Commissioner Huffman and the corporate special interests [...]Continue Reading →
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — On the heels of three guilty pleas tied to a scandal embroiling Gov. Bill Haslam’s Pilot Flying J truck stop chain, the Tennessee Democratic Party is calling for the governor to release his tax returns and show how much he makes annually from Pilot Oil and other investments.
On Tuesday, three more [...]Continue Reading →
On May 15, 2013 By TNDP
It’s time for Gov. Haslam to come clean on his income from Pilot and release his tax returns.Continue Reading →
Tennessee Democratic Party Chairman Roy Herron called April 15, 2013 the “sickest tax day in Tennessee history” on Monday.
Herron said Governor Bill Haslam and Republicans rejected $1.4 billion — of our tax dollars — when they decided against Medicaid expansion, a move that would have expanded access to reliable health care to 300,000 working [...]Continue Reading →
House Democrats joined workers’ advocates to ask Governor Haslam to delay HB194 until the Department of Labor gets its house in order
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — House Democrats joined with workers’ advocates today to call on Governor Bill Haslam to delay the special interest workers’ compensation overhaul package until 2014. This renewed push comes after a [...]Continue Reading →
On March 28, 2013 By TNDP
House Minority Leader Craig Fitzhugh released a video statement Thursday in response to Governor Haslam’s decision to reject a federally-funded Medicaid expansion. The expansion would provide more than 300,000 Tennesseans from working families access to reliable, quality care.Continue Reading →
On March 27, 2013 By TNDP
‘Tennessee Plan’ leaves uninsured, rural hospitals with no solution
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Gov. Bill Halsam promised a decision on expanding Medicaid today, but instead delivered a “no” dressed up as a year of delayed action and indecision.Continue Reading →
On March 27, 2013 By TNDP
“Deuteronomy 30 urges us to ‘choose life,’ but self-proclaimed ‘pro-life’ Republicans applauded the governor denying health insurance to 300,000 Tennesseans in working families, even though that means each [...]Continue Reading →
On March 26, 2013 By TNDP
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – House Democrats joined with workers from across the state at a rally to oppose Governor Bill Haslam’s radical changes to the workers’ compensation system in Tennessee.
“Working people in this state are getting rolled over like a freight train by the wealthy special interests who want to use the Republican super-majority to [...]Continue Reading →
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