Category Archives: News

22 Jan
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Any Serious Plan To Address The Opioid Crisis Must Start With Expanding Medicaid

Any Serious Plan To Address The Opioid Crisis Must Start With Expanding Medicaid Tennessee (January 22, 2018) –  Ahead of Governor Haslam and Speaker Harwell’s announcement on their plan to address the opioid crisis, Mary Mancini, Chair of the Tennessee ...

16 Jan
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How Long Will Haslam Stick With Disgraced MO Gov. Greitens?

Tennessee (January 16, 2018) –  Missouri Governor Eric Greitens is under criminal investigation for allegedly blackmailing and assaulting a woman with whom he had an affair. Despite these disturbing accusations and revelations, Greitens remains on the Executive Committee of the ...

16 Jan
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TNDP Chair Statement On MLK Day 2018

Tennessee (January 15, 2018) –  As Tennessee pays tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Mary Mancini, The Chair of the Tennessee Democratic Party released the following statement: “As we celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., let ...

10 Jan
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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 ...

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