Resistance Requires Persistence

February 28, 2017 by  
Filed under Recent Blog Posts

Thanks to everyone for continuing to participate in Resist Trump Tuesdays and other events designed to show we will not sit quietly and accept Trump’s destructive agenda. Last week alone, there were rallies or activities of resistance nearly every day — mostly focused on health care and the lack of town halls hosted by Senators Corker […]

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TNCA Joins Groups Calling on Wells Fargo to End “Rip-Off Clause”

Tennessee Citizen Action joined consumer groups from across the country today in calling on Wells Fargo to end the practice of forced arbitration — known as the “rip-off clause” that prevents consumers from using every legal avenue to recover damages. From a press release on the issue:    In news events across the nation, in […]

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Save My Care Bus Stops in Nashville

February 23, 2017 by  
Filed under Healthcare, Issues, Recent Blog Posts

Despite the fact that Senators Bob Corker and Lamar Alexander have not scheduled any recess Town Halls, hundreds of Tennesseans showed up at Centennial Park in Nashville on Wednesday to urge the two lawmakers to work to protect access to affordable healthcare. Specifically, those in attendance were asking for preservation of the Affordable Care Act. […]

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Our Tuesday Town Hall

Senators Lamar Alexander and Bob Corker failed to schedule any town halls to engage directly with constituents during the congressional recess, so we brought the town hall to their Nashville offices today. Most of the 75 citizen activists in attendance were told that no staff were available to meet, but a handful were able to […]

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Andy Puzder Withdraws as Labor Secretary Nominee

Just one day after citizen activists demonstrated in front of the offices of Senators Lamar Alexander and Bob Corker in Nashville urging a “no” vote on Labor Secretary nominee Andrew Puzder, reports out of Washington indicate Puzder has withdrawn his name from consideration. This is a victory for those activists in Tennessee and across the […]

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Citizen Activists Urge NO Vote on Puzder, Request Town Halls

February 15, 2017 by  
Filed under News & Press Releases, Recent Blog Posts

Around 40 citizen activists demonstrated in front of the offices of Senators Lamar Alexander and Bob Corker in Nashville on Wednesday. Those in attendance met with staffers and urged the Senators to oppose Labor Secretary nominee Andrew Puzder. Requests for both lawmakers to host recess Town Halls were also made. For more on how you […]

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