Category Archives: News

10 Jan

As Legislative Session Starts, Tennessee Republicans Are Focused On Everything Except Helping Tennessee Families

Nashville, Tenn. (January 9, 2017) – As the 2018 Tennessee Legislative Session begins, Chair of the Tennessee Democratic Party, Mary Mancini,released the following statement: “Every community in Tennessee is facing the same problems. Families can’t keep up with the rising ...

08 Jan

President Trump and Tennessee Republicans Have Made One Of The State’s Most Difficult Challenges, Rural Health Care, Even Worse

Trump visit follows the 10th rural hospital closure since 2010 Nashville, Tenn. (January 8, 2017) – President Trump’s visit to Nashville comes on the heels of the announcement that the 10th rural hospital will close in the Volunteer State since ...

03 Jan

TNDP Chair Statement on Decatur County Hospital Closing

Decatur County, Tenn. (January 3, 2018) – Following the news that the Decatur County Board of Commissioners announced they will close the Decatur County Hospital in the near future, Chair of the Tennessee Democratic Party, Mary Mancini, released the following ...

20 Dec

TNDP Chair Statement on the Special Election for Senate 17

Tennessee (December 19, 2017) –  Mary Mancini, the Chair of the Tennessee Democratic Party, released the following statement on the results of the special election for State Senate District 17. “On behalf of all Tennessee Democrats, we want to thank ...

18 Dec

Rep. Diane Black doesn’t know what the carried interest loophole is

Republicans break Trump campaign pledge to end key special interest deduction Tennessee (December 18, 2017) – The Chair of the House Budget Committee appeared on CNBC in November and appeared to not fully understand the concept of carried interest. She ...

15 Dec

TNDP Chair Statement on Senator Corker’s Tax Flip Flop

Nashville, Tenn. (December 15, 2017) – Following the news that Senator Corker will support the Republican tax plan, Mary Mancini, Chair of the Tennessee Democratic Party, released the following statement: “Republicans always cite the deficit and debt as a problem ...

14 Dec

Vanderbilt Poll: Republicans Are Out Of Touch With Tennesseans

Nashville, Tenn. (December 14, 2017) – A new poll from Vanderbilt shows that Tennesseans do not share the priorities of elected Republicans at the state or federal level. “Tennesseans are looking for leaders who will solve problems. People are having ...

12 Dec

A Kerfuffle in Bradley County

Last week we heard of a bit of a kerfuffle brewing in Bradley County. It seems that the Republican state legislators in the area – state Sen. Mike Bell (R-Riceville, District 9), state Sen. Todd Gardenhire (R-Chattanooga, District 10), state ...

07 Dec

TNDP Statement on Governor Bredesen Joining The US Senate Race

Nashville, Tenn. (December 7, 2017) – Mary Mancini, chair of the Tennessee Democratic Party, released the following statement on Governor Bredesen joining the US Senate race: “It is truly exciting to have Governor Bredesen join the race for the US ...

07 Dec

Gov. Haslam Welcomes The Group That Stopped His Insure TN Plan

Nashville, TN (December 7, 2017)  – The American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) is holding its national policy summit in Nashville. Governor Haslam will be addressing the conference on Thursday afternoon. Some may be surprised that the man tapped to lead ...