Archive for the ‘statewide’ Category

Herron Calls for End to GOP Shutdown Hurting Tennessee Economy

Monday, October 7th, 2013

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 [...]

Tenn. Unemployment Rate Jumps as Gov. Haslam, Republicans Shutdown 34 Career Centers

Monday, May 20th, 2013

The latest job numbers are in and it’s not good for Tennesseans. The numbers show that Tennessee’s unemployment rate has jumped to 8 percent. Tennessee was one of only three states that saw an increase in the unemployment rate in April.

This discouraging economic news comes on the heels of the announcement that [...]

Sign the Petition: Gov. Haslam, Release Your Tax Returns

Wednesday, May 15th, 2013
It's time for Gov. Haslam to come clean on his income from Pilot and release his tax returns.

The GOP Will Raise Your Taxes

Wednesday, June 20th, 2012

NASHVILLE — The Tennessee Democratic Party released the following statement today after tax experts confirmed the House Republican tax plan, supported by ALL Tennessee Republican members of Congress, would hike taxes on hardworking, middle-class Tennesseans and cut vital programs and services to pay for budget-busting tax breaks for millionaires and billionaires:

“Today’s analysis confirms [...]

Your 2012 DNC Delegation

Tuesday, April 3rd, 2012

Actress Ashley Judd will be part of Tennessee’s delegation to the Democratic National Convention this fall. Tennessee Democrats finalized the members of its delegation Saturday at a meeting of the state party’s Executive Committee.

Tennessee will send 91 Delegates and seven Alternates to the nominating convention to confirm President Barack Obama’s candidacy on the Democratic [...]