Call Congress Now (Just In Case Speaker Boehner Gets it Together)

January 1, 2013 by  
Filed under Economic Justice, Recent Blog Posts

Thanks to the overwhelming public pressure and your direct efforts, the Senate voted early this morning to raise tax rates on the wealthy for the first time in over 20 years and restore tax fairness in this country once again. Even Tennessee Senators Bob Corker and Lamar Alexander voted for it! And even though Speaker Boehner promised he would bring any bill passed by […]


Control Spending with Care: “Federal Budget Cuts Will Have Ripple Effect”

Carol Westlake, Executive Director of the Tennessee Disability Coalition, represents the Coalition to Control Spending with Care on Channel 5. Dylan Brown is a patient who could be affected if Medicare spending is targeted for cuts. Watch the video: Westlake said in the past patients who cost the most typically endure some of the cuts […]


TOMORROW: Creating Solutions – A TN Budget Forecast and Policy Forum

September 14, 2010 by  
Filed under Recent Blog Posts

Tomorrow, September 15, 2010, at 10 am, the AARP, the Tennessee Chapter of the League of Women Voters and The Tennessee Commission on Children & Youth will present a non partisan budget forecast and policy Forum. “CREATING SOLUTIONS: A State Budget Forecast and Policy Forum,” will be held at the downtown Nashville Public Library Auditorium […]