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On July 20, 2011 By TNDP
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 →
OUT OF TOUCH WITH CONSTITUENTS: Rep. Bill Sanderson is touring a country that has benefited most from jobs being shipped overseas on the same day Goodyear abruptly shutdown its Obion County manufacturing facility in his district
By Stephanie Condon
July 6, 2011 12:44 PM
Democrats are launching a series of robocalls today against six vulnerable House Republicans who have been caught in ethics scandals.
As part of the Democrats’ campaign to win back the House, the robocalls focus on six relatively new GOP members: Reps. Scott Tipton of Colorado, David Rivera of [...]Continue Reading →
But governor asserts a good record of transparency
Erik Schelzig, Associated Press
Sunday, July 3, 2011
NASHVILLE – Bill Haslam’s second executive order as governor was a pledge to promote greater transparency in Tennessee government. Almost six months into the Republican’s administration, there’s little that shows an enhanced dedication to openness.
Though aides in January [...]Continue Reading →
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Records show Rep. Stephen Fincher raked in another $88,000 in crop payments from the federal government in 2010 — at the same time he was campaigning against government spending.Continue Reading →
The Republican-dominated legislature passed and Gov. Bill Haslam signed into a law a measure that caps damages awarded to victims of horrific accidents, medical malpractice and other life-changing injuries. Mr. Haslam said perverting the justice system would “create jobs” — we’re holding him to it.Continue Reading →
On June 15, 2011 By TNDP
Bredesen Administration, House Leadership Boosts Tennessee to Sixth in Nation
(Nashville) – Tennessee jumped to sixth in the nation in economic growth last year and House Democrats are calling on the new Republican majority to keep in place the current job recruitment and economic development structure.
Tennessee accomplished stellar economic improvement last year moving up [...]Continue Reading →
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