Chris Devaney

Press Release from the Tennessee Republican Party; Oct. 1, 2012:  NASHVILLE, TN – Tennessee Republican Party Chairman Chris Devaney demanded an apology from House Democrat Caucus Chairman Mike Turner for echoing an identical claim he made two years ago, saying racism is the reason for Tennessee voters’ opposition to President Obama. Turner’s comments came at […]

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They Play, You Pay

by Andrea Zelinski on August 1, 2012

The decision of who wins, loses and participates in primaries is ultimately left to the parties, not state and county election offices. That fact’s been exemplified recently in both the Rhea County GOP squabble and a federal court judge upholding the state Democratic Party’s handling of former Clarksville Sen. Rosalind Kurita’s case from 2008.

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Statement from Tennessee Republican Party Chairman Chris Devaney; June 28, 2012:  NASHVILLE, TN – Tennessee Republican Party Chairman Chris Devaney released the following statement in response to today’s ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court on ObamaCare: “Getting rid of ObamaCare is now in the hands of the American people, and we can accomplish that by […]

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Press Release from the Republican Party of Tennessee, Jan. 19, 2012: Once Again, Tennessee Democrats Stand Up For A State Income Tax NASHVILLE, TN – Today, the Tennessee House of Representatives voted in favor of a resolution to amend the Tennessee Constitution by adding language to ban a state income tax. SJR 221, sponsored by Representative Glen Casada, […]

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Press Release from the Tennessee Republican Party, Nov. 17, 2011: President Obama Has Found His Candidate For Tennessee’s 4th Congressional District NASHVILLE, TN – President Obama has found his candidate to run for Congress in Tennessee’s 4th Congressional District. Today, State Senator Eric Stewart made his announcement official. Stewart’s voting record in the State Senate […]

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Press Release from the Tennessee Republican Party, Nov 8, 2011: TNGOP Chairman’s Statement on the Election of Becky Duncan Massey as State Senator, District 6 NASHVILLE, TN – Tennessee Republican Party Chairman Chris Devaney released the following statement on the election of Republican Becky Duncan Massey as State Senator for District 6. “Tennesseans have repeatedly […]

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Press Release from the Tennessee Republican Party, Oct. 28, 2011: NASHVILLE, TN – Tennessee Republican Party Chairman Chris Devaney issued the following statement in response to this morning’s arrests of “Occupy Nashville” protestors. “The arrests and removal of persons from Legislative Plaza this morning were the result of numerous complaints from the protestors themselves of […]

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House Republicans heard from the noted supply-side economist during a retreat this week. Lawmakers discussed improving communication with constituents and other issues including reaction to a new teacher evaluation process, Rep. Debra Maggart of Hendersonville said.

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Press Release from the State Republican Party, Sept. 1, 2011: TNGOP Chairman Chris Devaney Sends Letter to State Representative & TN AFL-CIO President Gary Moore NASHVILLE, TN – Earlier today, Tennessee Republican Party Chairman Chris Devaney sent a letter to State Representative and President of the Tennessee AFL-CIO Labor Council Gary Moore, asking for clarification […]

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Press Release from the Tennessee Republican Party, August 18, 2011: Democrat State Representative Gary Moore Tapped As ‘Obama’s De-Facto Campaign Manager’ NASHVILLE, TN – Earlier this week, Democrat State Representative Gary Moore, District 50, was elected to serve as President of the Tennessee Chapter of the AFL-CIO Labor Council. The AFL-CIO, including all chapters, enthusiastically […]

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Statement from TNGOP Chairman Chris Devaney, Aug. 16, 2011: NASHVILLE, TN – Early Monday morning vandals spray painted a Hitler style mustache on the face of a Ronald Reagan mural in Cookeville. The mural, valued at $5,000, is painted on the side of the Putnam County GOP headquarters. TNGOP Chairman Chris Devaney has released the […]

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Press Release from the Tennessee Republican Party, Aug. 15, 2011: NASHVILLE, TN – On Saturday, the State Executive Committee of the Tennessee Republican Party unanimously passed a resolution supporting the constitutional Electoral College process of electing the President of the United States. “Electing the President of the United States through the Electoral College was the method deemed best by […]

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