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FREE MOVIE SHOWING Robert Reich’s Inequality for All

TNCA Supporters, FREE MOVIE SHOWING of Robert Reich’s “Inequality for All” Followed by a discussion. TOMORROW SAT. March 29, 6 to 8 pm Village Church, 211 North 11th Street, East Nashville Event Sponsered by;  Tennessee Alliance for Progress, Workers Dignity, SEIU Local 205, A Voice, League of Women Voters of Tennessee, Tennesseans... [Read more]


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: TNCA PRAISES PA VOTER ID DECISION

Tennessee Citizen Action released the following statement on the Court’s decision to strike down Pennsylvania’s controversial Voter I.D. law. We applaud the state of Pennsylvania and Commonwealth Court Judge Bernard L. McGinley for striking down this unconstitutional law. We hope this will serve as an example to citizens and lawmakers of... [Read more]


TN Legislature Introduces A.C.A Blocking Bill

Tennessee State Legislature introduces new legislation banning the implementation of the A.C.A. Below, is the link to the bill and it’s co-sponsors, it’s an ongoing process. More to come. http://wapp.capitol.tn.gov/apps/BillInfo/Default.aspx?BillNumber=SB1680 [Read more] Related Posts:No Related Posts Read More →


Medicaid Expansion in Tennessee: Saving Money and Saving Lives

By Daniel Horwitz In deciding whether or not to expand Medicaid coverage here in Tennessee, Governor Haslam faces a simple choice: accept $10.5 billion in Federal funds over the next six years to provide health insurance for an additional 331,000 Tennesseans, or continue to force our poorest neighbors to get their healthcare in emergency rooms. This... [Read more]


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Civil Justice

Loss of Senator Estes Kefauver 50 Years Ago Still Felt Today Loss of Senator Estes Kefauver 50 Years Ago Still Felt Today

The column by D. Bruce Shine pasted below ran today in the Kingsport Times-News today.... 


Caught on Tape: “Let’s make sure that thing’s not on…” Caught on Tape: “Let’s make sure that thing’s not on…”

It’s true, as Jeff Woods wrote in Pith in the Wind (the political blog of... 


VIDEO: Chairman Caught on Tape Vowing to Ram Workers’ Comp Bill Through Committee VIDEO: Chairman Caught on Tape Vowing to Ram Workers’ Comp Bill Through Committee

The Nashville Scene’s Pith in the Wind blog has the video and the story: For... 


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Consumer Protections

Loss of Senator Estes Kefauver 50 Years Ago Still Felt Today Loss of Senator Estes Kefauver 50 Years Ago Still Felt Today

The column by D. Bruce Shine pasted below ran today in the Kingsport Times-News today.... 


Fly the Flag for Citizenship Fly the Flag for Citizenship

TAKE ACTION: Please take a minute to email both Tennessee Senators, Senator Lamar... 


TN Citizen Action Calls Governor’s Response “Bizarre,” Urges Action by State House TN Citizen Action Calls Governor’s Response “Bizarre,” Urges Action by State House

In response to today’s Tennessean story – you know, the one where the... 


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