Your Voice is Needed to STOP TRUMPCARE!

May 1, 2017 by  
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From our friends at Nashville Indivisible: GOP leaders in the House are making their move to push through Trumpcare, by repealing the Affordable Care Act and throwing more than 24 million Americans off their health insurance. No vote has been officially scheduled as of Monday morning, but top Trump advisors Reince Priebus and Gary Cohn […]

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Senate Committee Refuses to Hear Life-Saving “Lara’s Law”

 (Nashville, TN) – Members of the Senate Transportation Committee yesterday refused to even discuss legislation that would protect consumers from purchasing unsafe cars. Senator Mark Green of Clarksville presented Senate Bill 813 known as “Lara’s Law” to the committee for consideration. While Senator Jeff Yarbro of Nashville made a motion to consider the bill, the […]

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TrumpCare Fails! Tennesseans Win!

March 24, 2017 by  
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You did it! Your calls, emails, and rallies made the difference. Paul Ryan and Donald Trump pulled their disastrous healthcare bill from the House floor today — Paul Ryan said: “Obamacare is the law of the land.” Our friends at the Tennessee Justice Center put it this way: It is hard to understate what a […]

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Keep the Fight Alive — and #KilltheBill

March 24, 2017 by  
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Our friends at Tennessee Justice Center have a few key words of encouragement as the fight to protect our health care and defeat TrumpCare heads into the final hours today. Take action NOW! This is a fight we can and must win! Here’s what Tennessee Justice Center has to say: As we enter into the […]

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We Can Win the Healthcare Fight!

March 23, 2017 by  
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Today is the day! Leadership in the House of Representatives has set today as the day to vote for the TrumpCare bill — a bill that would mean 14 million Americans lose health insurance by 2018 and 24 million by 2026. A bill that would mean loss of coverage for 526,000 Tennesseans. A bill that […]

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Dear Senators: NO TrumpCare!

March 21, 2017 by  
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Today in Nashville, around 50 citizen activists gathered outside the offices of Senators Lamar Alexander and Bob Corker to expression opposition to TrumpCare. Those in attendance spoke out about the negative impacts of the TrumpCare plan moving rapidly through the house, including the loss of health insurance for more than 500,000 Tennesseans. A staff member […]

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We Sent a Message: NO TrumpCare

March 20, 2017 by  
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Friends, Donald Trump was in Nashville last week pitching his disastrous healthcare plan that would cause 24 million Americans to lose access to affordable health insurance. We joined with groups across Tennessee to stand up, speak out, and say “NO” to TrumpCare. Here’s more from the Our Future blog: In January, Trump promised, “ We’re […]

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Welcome Donald Trump

March 9, 2017 by  
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President Donald Trump will be in Nashville on Wednesday at Municipal Auditorium. We don’t know exact details, but we need to plan now to welcome him — and send a message: We oppose TrumpCare. Tennesseans deserve access to affordable healthcare and the plan Trump has endorsed would kick hundreds of thousands off the rolls. While […]

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Dear Bob Corker: Protect Our Care

On a rainy Tuesday in Nashville, a group of Tennesseans gathered in the basement of the office building housing the offices of Senators Bob Corker and Lamar Alexander. While no one was available from Senator Alexander’s office to meet the group yesterday, a representative from Senator Corker’s office met with the group for about an […]

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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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