“Rep. Black: Don’t Drop the Ball on Us” – Murfreesboro, TN Mother

December 29, 2012 by  
Filed under Economic Justice, Recent Blog Posts

Statement from Murfreesboro resident Colleen Janus at The Action rally in front of Rep. Diane Black’s office: My name is Colleen Janus a local taypayer here in Murfreesboro, and a  local volunteer coordinator for The Action, a national movement calling on congress to end the Bush Tax Cuts for the richest 2%, prevent Tax Hikes […]

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Here’s What an Extra $2000 a Year Means to Working Tennessee Families

December 29, 2012 by  
Filed under Economic Justice, Recent Blog Posts

So as we know, the budget debate hinges, for the most part, on whether tax cuts for those earning more than $250,000 a year should be allowed to expire. A serious consequence of this issue not being resolved is that come January 1, 2013 – just a few days from now – taxes will go […]

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“Don’t Drop the Ball on the Middle Class” Rally Calls on Rep. Black to Act

December 29, 2012 by  
Filed under Economic Justice, Recent Blog Posts

Escalating concerns over the “Fiscal Cliff” in Rep. Black’s district and across Tennessee have inspired local taxpayers to rally in front of Rep. Diane Black’s office in Murfreesboro yesterday. This is the second rally in as many weeks as more of Rep. Black’s constituents want her to act. And it was cold. Participants delivered more […]

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NEWSLETTER 17 DEC 2012: Heckled, Fact Checked, and Dismantled

TENNESSEE CITIZEN ACTION NEWSLETTER Monday, December 17, 2012 Tennesseans Take Action, Stand Up for Working People Tennesseans Heckled for Taking Action Small Business Owners Fact Check Diane Black Budget Showdown: Stale Rhetoric vs. Reality Take Action On the Horizon: Dismantling Worker’s Compensation Connect with Citizen Action Donate to Citizen Action   TENNESSEANS TAKE ACTION, STAND […]

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TODAY: Go Tell Rep. Diane Black to Stop Blocking Middle Class Tax Cuts

December 12, 2012 by  
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Tennesseans from Rep. Diane Black’s district who are concerned about the looming “fiscal cliff” will rally at her Murfreesboro office today to demand that she sign the discharge petition, which would allow Congress to take an immediate up or down vote on tax cuts for those that most need them – the middle-class. Rep. Black’s constituents […]

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No Budget, No Pay? We have a Better Idea.

After we sent out our statement about Congressman Diane Black, et al. 31st attempt to repeal health care reform we got a message back from one of our members with a great idea. He wrote: I’m sure you have seen some of Diane Black’s re-election commercials, especially the one touting her “No Budget, No Pay” bill. Since she is […]

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Seriously? 31 Times?

July 11, 2012 by  
Filed under Healthcare, Recent Blog Posts

For the 31st time, conservatives try to repeal health care for all. For the 31st time, they fail. Seriously? Scott Desjarlais (R, TN-04) and Diane Black (R, TN-06) and Phil Roe (R, TN-01) and John Duncan, Jr. (R, TN-02) and Chuck Fleischmann (R, TN-03) and Marsha Blackburn (T, TN-07) and Stephen Fincher (R, TN-08)? Your latest attempt to […]

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