Stop the TAX SCAM — Rally!

We’re joining our friends from Indivisible for a Rally to stop the Trump Tax Scam — Details below:   We have one more chance to defeat the GOP Tax Hike Scam, but we have to act quickly. Although details haven’t been released yet, Republicans in Congress are frantically trying to reconcile the House and Senate […]

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Fund CHIP Now!

December 5, 2017 by  
Filed under Healthcare, Issues, Recent Blog Posts

A very important message from our friends at Tennessee Justice Center: Congress has been playing politics with children’s health coverage for the past two months. Congress failed to reauthorized the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) when it expired on September 30, even though CHIP has strong bipartisan support. We need you to sign your name on this petition to […]

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Cheers, Jeers as Senate Passes Tax Scam

For Immediate Release Date: December 2, 2017 Contact: Andy Spears, 615.815.4544 or andy@tnca.org   Cheers and Jeers as Senators Corker, Alexander Split on Tax Scam  Senate-passed bill would gut Medicare, Medicaid to give tax cuts to wealthy, corporations  (Nashville, TN) – Christmas came early last night for big corporations and the wealthiest Americans as the U.S. […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Tax Scam Threatens Health Care

November 16, 2017 by  
Filed under Healthcare, Issues, Recent Blog Posts

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 leaders in […]

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#TrumpTaxScam Threatens Healthcare

They’re not done yet. While a strong group of citizen activists from around the country beat back repeal of the Affordable Care Act, Trump’s team is now trying to use tax policy to dismantle the health law. Our friends at Tennessee Justice Center have more: The tax proposal moving through Congress right now would irresponsibly add $1.5 TRILLION to the […]

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Alexander, Corker Should Oppose Healthcare Tricks on Halloween

For Immediate Release October 31, 2017 Contact: Andy Spears, 615.815.4544 or andy@tnca.org     Tennesseans Urge Senators Alexander, Corker to Oppose Health Care Tricks and Tax Break Treats for Millionaires, Corporations on Halloween   Republicans’ New Tax Bill is another trick to dismantle Medicaid and Medicare while giving Tax Breaks to the Wealthy and Corporations […]

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Corker, Alexander Vote Puts Medicare, Medicaid at Risk

For Immediate Release: October 22, 2017 Contact: Andy Spears 615.815.4544 or andy@tnca.org   Alexander, Corker Vote for Senate Budget Resolution That Puts Health Care for Tennessee Families at Risk   Resolution sets up blueprint for tax cuts that disproportionately benefit wealthy households while cutting health care and education for everyone else   (Nashville, TN)- The […]

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Trump’s Health Care Sabotage

October 15, 2017 by  
Filed under Healthcare, Issues, Recent Blog Posts

Our friends at Tennessee Justice Center explain what’s happening with President Trump’s attempts to sabotage the Affordable Care Act: This is what’s happened in the past couple days, and what it means: Cost-Sharing Reductions: President Trump announced plans to end payments to insurers to reimburse them for cost-sharing reductions (CSRs), which total around $7 billion annually. […]

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