Haslam “Flat Out Wrong” on Graham-Cassidy

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                          CONTACT: ANDY SPEARS SEPTEMBER 20, 2017                                                 615.815.4544 OR andy@tnca.org     Haslam “Flat Out Wrong” on Graham-Cassidy Health bill would leave 545,000 Tennesseans without coverage, drive up premiums   (Nashville, TN) – Tennessee Citizen Action Executive Director Andy Spears said today that Governor Bill Haslam was “flat out wrong” when he […]


TrumpCare is BACK!

September 20, 2017 by  
Filed under Healthcare, Issues, Recent Blog Posts

And we need to kill it — again! Our friends at Nashville Indivisible with more: Emergency Rally to Stop TrumpCare 3322 West End Avenue (corner of West End & Murphy Road) Thursday, September 21, 2017 4:00 – 6:30 p.m. Like a bad zombie nightmare, TrumpCare is back – and we need to mobilize once again to […]


Consumers: What to Know About Equifax

Mike Litt of Public Interest Research Group (PIRG) offers comments on how to proceed in the face of the Equifax data breach: “Consumers should know the risks and limits of what Equifax is offering and consider getting credit freezes with all three national credit bureaus instead. Equifax’s response to its breach fell short to begin […]


What’s Up with Equifax?

The Equifax data breach is of concern to ALL consumers. What’s even more concerning is Equifax’s response, including forcing consumers into individual arbitration. Chi Chi Wu of the National Consumer Law Center (NCLC) explains: Statement of National Consumer Law Center Staff Attorney Chi Chi Wu on the Equifax Data Breach that Affected 143 Million Consumers […]


Statement on Governor Haslam’s Testimony on Health Care Today

Today, Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam testified before the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) during its hearing “Stabilizing Premiums and Helping Individuals in the Individual Insurance Market for 2018.”   Andy Spears, Executive Director of Tennessee Citizen Action issued the following statement:   “Gov. Haslam sees how important the Affordable Care Act […]


Standing Up for DACA

Tennessee Citizen Action stands in solidarity with DACA recipients in light of the Trump Administration’s recent decision to rescind the program. We echo these words from our friends at People’s Action: Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced yesterday that the Trump administration will terminate the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), leaving 800,000 young people in this […]


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