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Reject the Trump Tax Turkey

For Immediate Release Date: November 21, 2017 Contact: Andy Spears, 615.815.4544 or andy@tnca.org     Tennesseans Say “No Thanks” to Tax Proposal that Guts Medicaid and adds to Deficit to Pay for Massive Corporate Tax Giveaway   Current Tax Bill Leaves 13 Million Uninsured, Raises Premiums and Raises Taxes on Working Families to Give Permanent... [Read more]


Mulvaney Exposed: Trump’s Potential CFPB Pick Bad for Consumers

Our friends at Allied Progress offer some insight into Mick Mulvaney, the likely replacement for Richard Cordray at CFPB: Responding to widespread reporting that Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney will be tapped by President Trump to also serve as acting director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), Allied Progress... [Read more]


House Passes Tax Hike for TN Families, Senate Bill Threatens Healthcare

Yesterday, the US House of Representatives passed a so-called tax reform bill that will lead to a tax hike for 355,000 Tennessee families. The bill also adds more than 1 trillion dollars to the deficit over 10 years. Of the Tennessee delegation, only Representatives Steve Cohen of Memphis and Jim Cooper of Nashville opposed the bad deal. The Center... [Read more]


Tax Scam Threatens Health Care

The House is expected to pass it’s version of “tax reform” today and the Senate could move after Thanksgiving. Not only does this legislation add to the deficit and raise taxes on middle class families, it also threatens Medicare and Medicaid. Our friends at Tennessee Justice Center have more: Here we go again… Congressional... [Read more]


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Economic Justice

Reject the Trump Tax Turkey

For Immediate Release Date: November 21, 2017 Contact: Andy Spears, 615.815.4544... 


House Passes Tax Hike for TN Families, Senate Bill Threatens Healthcare

Yesterday, the US House of Representatives passed a so-called tax reform bill that... 


Sumner Activists Speak Out on Tax Scam

A group of Sumner County residents affiliated with Indivisible Sumner County attempted... 


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Consumer Protections

Mulvaney Exposed: Trump’s Potential CFPB Pick Bad for Consumers

Our friends at Allied Progress offer some insight into Mick Mulvaney, the likely... 


Cordray to Step Down from CFPB

Consumer Finance Protection Bureau (CFPB) Director Richard Cordray announced today... 


Trump Turns His Back on Consumers

Donald Trump today signed legislation supported by Senators Lamar Alexander and Bob... 


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