Standing Up for Us

That’s the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). It has returned billions of dollars to consumers and now it is under attack from the big banks and special interests it regulates. The Register Guard out of Oregon talks about the importance of protecting the CFPB:   Its work has ranged from providing consumer education tools to […]

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Jeff Sessions and Voting Rights

January 16, 2017 by  
Filed under Fair Elections, Issues, Recent Blog Posts

Our friends at the Southern Poverty Law Center shared this information about Attorney General nominee Jeff Sessions:   In 1986, Coretta Scott King wrote the letter to oppose Sessions’ nomination to be a federal judge. Her criticism was based in part on his prosecution of the “Marion Three” for voter fraud, a case widely thought […]

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Inauguration Survival Party

One week from today, a new era in American politics will begin. We’ve already seen efforts underway to limit access to healthcare and roll back the progress of the last eight years.  We can’t let that happen.  Many of you have already contacted Senators Corker and Alexander and shared your stories about the importance of […]

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Monday Monday…

January 6, 2017 by  
Filed under Healthcare, Issues, Recent Blog Posts

Our friends at the Tennessee Justice Center will be holding an event in Nashville to boost outreach to Sen. Alexander around the importance of the Affordable Care Act. We know over 500,000 Tennesseans have access to health insurance because  of the ACA — we can’t let them down. If you have time Monday evening at […]

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Standing Up for Victims of Medical Malpractice

While some lawmakers are supporting legislation pushed by an out-of-state special interest group that would take away the right of victims of medical malpractice to bring their case before a jury, Tennessee Citizen Action is standing up for patients. Newschannel5 reports: “We don’t believe doctors on a panel are going to be aggressive with holding […]

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Back to Session Burgers and Brews

January 4, 2017 by  
Filed under Recent Blog Posts

Friends, On Janauary 10th, the General Assembly is back in session — while this can sometimes be cause for alarm, we want to get together and celebrate a positive agenda for Tennessee’s future. We’re partnering with Nashville Farm Burger to host a Dine Out starting at 4PM on January 10th. Come out, bring your friends, […]

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