CONSUMER ALERT! TN DR’s Profiles Missing Crucial Information

TNCA CONSUMER ALERT!   This week, NewsChannel 5′s Jennifer Kraus reported that the Tennessee Health Department and Medical Licensing Board is failing to follow state law and inform the public of any disciplinary or adverse action taken against a doctor on the state’s website.   Under Tennessee’s Health Care Right-To-Know Act, doctors are required to […]

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TNCA ON THE NEWS

Here is a link to the Fox 17 news coverage on the voting irregularities that took place during the May 6th, Davidson County Primary Election. http://fox17.com/news/features/top-stories/stories/worker-fired-after-davidson-county-double-voting-21339.shtml Related Posts:No Related Posts

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Press Release: THE IRREGULARITIES IN VOTING DATA FROM THE MAY 6, 2014 DAVIDSON COUNTY PRIMARY ELECTION.

  TENNESSEE CITIZEN ACTION RELEASES STATEMENT ON THE IRREGULARITIES IN VOTING DATA FROM THE MAY 6, 2014 DAVIDSON COUNTY PRIMARY ELECTION.    Nashville, Tenn. (May12th, 2014) — Tennessee Citizen Action released the following statement expressing grave concern over the irregularities that were discovered during the May 6, 2014 Davidson County Primary Election.               “Tennessee […]

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FREE MOVIE SHOWING Robert Reich’s Inequality for All

March 28, 2014 by  
Filed under Economic Justice, Recent Blog Posts

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 for Fair Taxation and […]

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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 Tennessee, that Voter ID […]

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TN Legislature Introduces A.C.A Blocking Bill

January 16, 2014 by  
Filed under Healthcare, Recent Blog Posts

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 Related Posts:No Related Posts

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Medicaid Expansion in Tennessee: Saving Money and Saving Lives

September 5, 2013 by  
Filed under Healthcare, Recent Blog Posts

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. […]

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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. The late Senator Estes Kefauver believed in “Courage, Justice and Loving Kindness,” a message that will be on display at Thursday’s Tennessee For All Town Hall. To some, 50 years ago is forever, for other it is just another time to remember. […]

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Statement on Supreme Court Voting Rights Act Decision

Today, Tennessee Citizen Action was invited to stand with the NAACP Nashville Branch, the ACLU of TN, the Urban League of Middle Tennessee, and others in acknowleging that this week the Supreme Court delivered a devastating setback to civil rights in America. Our statement: In the Court’s eyes, “things have changed dramatically” since the days of […]

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Supreme Court: States Cannot Demand Additional Proof of Citizenship To Register to Vote. Ted Cruz: “We’ll See About That.”

June 17, 2013 by  
Filed under Fair Elections, Recent Blog Posts

Yesterday the Supreme Court ruled that states cannot demand additional proof of citizenship to register to vote. Almost immediately after, Senator Ted Cruz of  Texas filed an amendment to the immigration reform bill that “permits states to require ID for voter registration.” From RollCall: In his majority opinion, Justice Antonin Scalia explained that while Arizona’s law […]

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