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On October 7, 2013 By TNDP
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee Democratic Party Chairman Roy Herron today called for Congressional Republicans to stop harming Tennessee businesses and working families by ending the government shutdown.
“A small faction of one party in one House in one branch of the government has shut down the government and taken the American economy hostage,” Herron [...]Continue Reading →
Last night, Haslam focused heavily on plans that will change state employee rules (an initiative that has never registered on a public poll that we’re aware of) and more untested and unproven reforms to public education, including [...]Continue Reading →
On January 10, 2012 By TNDP
Rep. Phil Roe was happy to hand out a $1.3 million stimulus check in East Tennessee, but if he had gotten his way, there would have been no investment in local jobs.
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The Tennessee Democratic Party is calling 1st District Congressman Phil Roe R-Johnson City a “hypocrite” for presenting stimulus funds [...]Continue Reading →
On November 21, 2011 By TNDP
Republicans Opposed Lifeline to Auto Industry
NASHVILLE – In response to General Motors’ announcement Monday at Spring Hill attended by Governor Bill Haslam, Sen. Bob Corker and Rep. Scott DesJarlais, Tennessee Democratic Party Chairman Chip Forrester released the following statement:
On October 6, 2011 By TNDP
Plan includes $15 million investment in state technology centers
NASHVILLE – Tennessee House and Senate Democrats announced the first phase of their job creation plan Thursday, which includes calling for $15 million for new equipment and program expansion [...]Continue Reading →
On September 14, 2011 By TNDP
NASHVILLE — State Democratic Party Chairman Chip Forrester urged Tennessee’s top Republicans to consider a jobs plan to keep the state’s fiscal house in order.
“The surest way to strengthen our state’s fiscal house is to put 300,000 Tennesseans back to work. If Ron Ramsey and Governor Bill Haslam put half the effort [...]Continue Reading →
On September 13, 2011 By TNDP
Tennessee’s House and Senate Democratic Caucuses announced Wednesday that their members will embark on a six-day tour across the state Sept. 19-24 to talk to business owners, local officials and the public about how to best grow jobs in Tennessee.Continue Reading →
On September 9, 2011 By TNDP
1-in-10 hunting for jobs—Republican lawmaker says Tennessee ‘too easy’ on job seekers NASHVILLE — Tennessee Democratic Party Chairman Chip Forrester called out Republican lawmakers Thursday for being “out of touch with reality” on growing the state economy and assisting Tennessee’s 300,000 job seekers. “We don’t have a shortage of work ethic in Tennessee, we have [...]Continue Reading →
On September 7, 2011 By TNDP
New analysis shows extreme plan endorsed by Sen. Corker, GOP presidential front runners would cost Tennessee 184,569 jobs
NASHVILLE—In advance of tonight’s GOP presidential debate in California, the Tennessee Democratic Party released a new estimate of the number of jobs which would be lost in [...]Continue Reading →
On July 13, 2011 By TNDP
TNDP Chair: Daniels’ record an ‘excellent blueprint’ for harming schools, working class
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee Democratic Party Chairman Chip Forrester issued the following statement criticizing Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels’ visit to Tennessee to participate in a state GOP fundraiser to be held later this week:
Tennessee Republicans have a surplus of [...]Continue Reading →
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