May 20th, 2013 by TNDP
The latest job numbers are in and it’s not good for Tennesseans. The numbers show that Tennessee’s unemployment rate has jumped to 8 percent. Tennessee was one of only three states that saw an increase in the unemployment rate in April.
This discouraging economic news comes on the heels of the announcement that [...]
May 15th, 2013 by TNDP
It's time for Gov. Haslam to come clean on his income from Pilot and release his tax returns.
September 26th, 2012 by TNDP
Tennessee Democratic Party Chairman Chip Forrester demanded state election officials remove state House candidate Charles Williamson from the ballot in light of evidence showing that Williamson submitted fraudulent information on his official nominating petition.
“For the past year, the Republicans have claimed they ‘want to protect the ballot box from voter fraud.’ They [...]
June 20th, 2012 by TNDP
NASHVILLE — The Tennessee Democratic Party released the following statement today after tax experts confirmed the House Republican tax plan, supported by ALL Tennessee Republican members of Congress, would hike taxes on hardworking, middle-class Tennesseans and cut vital programs and services to pay for budget-busting tax breaks for millionaires and billionaires:
“Today’s analysis confirms [...]
April 3rd, 2012 by TNDP
Actress Ashley Judd will be part of Tennessee’s delegation to the Democratic National Convention this fall. Tennessee Democrats finalized the members of its delegation Saturday at a meeting of the state party’s Executive Committee.
Tennessee will send 91 Delegates and seven Alternates to the nominating convention to confirm President Barack Obama’s candidacy on the Democratic [...]
April 2nd, 2012 by TNDP
Tennessee Democrats kicked off the 2012 campaign season by celebrating Jackson Day on the Bicentennial Mall in Nashville this past weekend. Our big tent party went into the night as 700 folks from across the state celebrated our past and looked forward to the future.
We honored Speaker Emeritus Jimmy Naifeh with the Gov. Ned [...]
March 27th, 2012 by TNDP
This past Saturday, Democrats from across the state gathered to participate in the District Delegation Convention to choose their representatives to the 2012 DNC Convention in Charlotte, NC, where we will once again nominate President Barack Obama to be the Democratic nominee for our party.
After the votes were all counted, we’ve ended up with [...]
March 23rd, 2012 by TNDP
Tennessee Democratic Party Chairman Chip Forrester today released the following statement on the two year anniversary of President Obama’s signing of the Affordable Care Act – which to date has helped millions of middle class families, seniors, and young people receive quality affordable health care:
“Two years ago with the stroke of a pen, [...]
March 9th, 2012 by TNDP
The state election office made a historic mess of Tennessee’s Presidential Primary — with mistakes that robbed a former U.S. Congressman and his wife of their right to vote and denied voters access to the polls.
Secretary of State Tre Hargett and State Election Coordinator Mark Goins are in charge of the government office [...]
March 8th, 2012 by TNDP
NASHVILLE – Speaker Emeritus Jimmy Naifeh announced today on the House floor that he will not seek re-election to his district 81 seat this fall. Naifeh has served in the House of Representatives for 38-years, 18 of which he spent as Speaker of the House.
“Governor McWherter always told me when it was time to [...]