AUDIO: Lincoln Davis Tells Tennessee’s Congressional Republicans to Stop Playing Politics and Avoid Pushing Constituents Over Fiscal Cliff

This morning Congressman Lincoln Davis held a statewide press call to urge Tennessee members of Congress to act in the best interests of the middle-class Tennesseans they claim to represent. Congressman Davis was joined by veteran, Bob Tuke, small business owner, Earik Beann, and Tennessee State Director for The Action, Justin Wilkins. Listen: http://tnca.org/audio/davis-fiscalcall-31dec2012.mp3 Congress […]

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

December 29, 2012 by  
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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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Knoxvillians Rally to Urge Reps. Duncan and Fleischmann to Stop Playing Politics and Pass Middle Class Tax Relief Bill

December 29, 2012 by  
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On Saturday morning, December 29, 2012, the Knoxville constituents of Congressman John Duncan and Congressman Chuck Fleischmann rallied because, in the words of one participant, “Congress is failing us.” Gathering in front of their offices on Market Street, participants urged the Republicans to listen to the American people and agree to a fair and balanced […]

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On 2K Saturday, Ricky J. of Knoxville Has a Question for Rep. John Duncan

December 29, 2012 by  
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Yesterday at a rally in Knoxville, TN, Ricky J had a question for Rep. John Duncan, who is stubbornly refusing to a bill that would take a fair and balanced approach the federal budget. This fair and balanced approach includes asking the wealthiest Americans to pay their fair share instead of balance the budget on the […]

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

December 29, 2012 by  
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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  
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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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TN Taxpayers Hold Rally Calling On Rep. Marsha Blackburn to “Stop Pushing the Middle Class Over Fiscal Cliff”

December 28, 2012 by  
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Local taxpaying constituents held a “Don’t Drop the Ball on the Middle Class” rally outside of Rep. Blackburn’s office in Franklin, asking Congresswoman Blackburn to stop pushing the Middle Class off the Fiscal Cliff by blocking the extension of Middle Class Tax Cut Extension that would avert tax increases on 98% of Americans beginning in […]

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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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Congressman John Duncan Puts Politics Over People

December 4, 2012 by  
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Tennessee constituents asked Rep. John Duncan of Knoxville, TN if he’d vote to extend middle class tax cuts. Here is what he said… Tennessee constituents paid Representative John Duncan (R-TN) a visit and asked him if he would sign the discharge petition that would force a vote on the Middle Class Tax Cut Act. The bill would […]

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