Category Archives: Press Release

12 Dec
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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
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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
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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 ...

07 Dec
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TNGOP Legislators Celebrate The Damage ALEC Has Done To Tennessee

Nashville, TN (December 7, 2017  – The American Legislative Exchange Council, or ALEC, is convening for a policy conference in Nashville this week. Tennessee Republicans have a long history with ALEC and many will be in attendance. ALEC is part ...

04 Dec
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TN Republicans Should Join Senator Corker in Opposing the Tax Scam

Deficits seem to only matter when cutting  Social Security and Medicare Tennessee (December 4, 2017) –  For 8 years under President Obama, the Republican party clamored about the devastating impact of deficits and debt. Rep. Diane Black’s budget made cuts to ...

30 Nov
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As Betsy DeVos Visits Tennessee, Questions Remain Unanswered About Secret Meeting with Sen. Kelsey

Nashville, Tenn. (November 29, 2017) –  Back in July, State Senator Brian Kelsey met with the controversial US Secretary of Education, Betsy DeVos for an undisclosed purpose. At the time, Kelsey and his legislative assistant did not respond to repeated ...

28 Nov
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TNDP Chair Statement on Sen. Corker’s Tax Plan Vote

Nashville, Tenn. (November 28, 2017) – Mary Mancini, chair of the Tennessee Democratic Party, released the following statement on Senator Corker’s vote on the GOP tax plan: “Senator Corker said he would not vote for a bill that added ‘one ...

28 Nov
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DNC Statement on Senator Corker Passing Tax Hike on Tennessee Families

In response to Senator Corker and Republicans moving their tax plan out of the Senate Budget Committee without a single Democratic vote, DNC spokesperson Francisco Pelayo released the following statement: “This bill was written for Donald Trump, Senator Bob Corker ...

27 Nov
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Will Senator Corker Stand By His Record?

Will Senator Corker Stand By His Record? The Republican tax plan would substantially add to the federal deficit. Tennessee Senator Bob Corker has said numerous times in the past he would not support increasing the deficit. So will Senator Corker ...

16 Nov
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GOP TAX PLAN HURTS TENNESSEE’S WORKING FAMILIES AND COMMUNITIES

“Every Tennessean, no matter who they are, what they look like, or where they live, should have the opportunity to have a better life for themselves and their families. Under this plan, Tennesseans will face an uncertain future. While Democrats ...

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