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Press release from the Tennessee Democratic Party; October 4, 2012:   NASHVILLE, Tenn. – State Rep. Jim Gotto’s support for private school vouchers could break the backbone of the middle class: Tennessee’s public schools. “Jim Gotto’s support of private school vouchers amounts to a tax break for wealthy Tennesseans and it’s paid for by diverting […]

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Some 3,000 Memphis area voters’ ballots in the Aug. 2 primary were not counted because of “poor judgement and mistakes” by the Shelby County Election Commission, the state Comptroller’s office concluded in a report released today. The review found that those Memphis voters were given the wrong ballots because election officials were slow to redraw […]

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Press release from the Tennessee State Senate Democrat Caucus; September 25, 2012:  NASHVILLE – Democratic legislative leaders have renewed calls for a hearing on voting irregularities before early voting begins for the November elections. That election was fraught with issues. While Davidson County has decided not to use the electronic poll books again, other issues […]

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Press release from the Department of Economic & Community Development; Sept. 10, 2012:  NASHVILLE – Gov. Bill Haslam today announced that Commissioner of Economic and Community Development Bill Hagerty will take a temporary leave of absence to volunteer as a member of the Romney/Ryan presidential readiness team in Washington, D.C. Hagerty’s unpaid leave will run […]

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Press release from the Tennessee Firearms Association; August 21, 2012:  TFA has invested a lot of time working this year to start pruning the “Tree of Liberty” which seems to be infested with legislators and elected officials who have their priorities placed with issues other than the Constitution and the protection of the rights of […]

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Press release from the Meryl Rice Campaign for District 36; August 16, 2012:  WHITEVILLE – Senate Candidate Meryl Rice is calling on Senator Delores Gresham today to join her in a public forum for a debate of their issues that are affecting the citizens of District 26. “The people of this district deserve to have […]

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Press release from State Rep. Joshua Evans, R-Greenbrier; August 6, 2012:  By an overwhelming margin the good people of Robertson County have given me the opportunity to continue serving them, and I am very grateful. I thank God for the opportunity to go back to work representing you–today it’s time to get back to work. […]

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Statement from the Tennessee Republican Party; August 3, 2012:  NASHVILLE, TN – Tennessee Republican Party Chairman Chris Devaney tonight congratulated Republican primary winners across Tennessee and noted the higher than expected turnout in GOP primaries throughout Tennessee is an indication of the success Republicans will have in the general election on November 6th. “I want […]

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Statement from State Rep. Debra Maggart, R-Hendersonville; August 3, 2012:   Serving Sumner County in the Tennessee House of Representatives for the past eight years has been a true honor. I am proud to have been the first female Majority House Caucus Chair. I would like to thank Gov. Haslam, Lt. Gov. Ramsey, Speaker Harwell, […]

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Statement from State Rep. Joshua Evans, R-Greenbrier; August 3, 2012:  I have never taken the people of Robertson County for granted, nor did I take the outcome of the election for granted. My campaign team and I worked very, very hard. By an overwhelming margin, I have again been given me the opportunity to serve, […]

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Press release from the Tennessee Senate Democratic Caucus; August 3, 2012:  NASHVILLE — Democratic Caucus Chair Sen. Lowe Finney told reporters today to expect some surprises this November from this year’s slate of Democratic candidates for state Senate. “We have very good candidates that know how to win races and talk about local issues that […]

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Press release from the Courtney Rogers Campaign for District 45; July 30, 2012:  Goodlettsville, TN—State House District 45 candidate Lt. Col. Courtney Rogers (Ret.) expressed her appreciation for the endorsement of State Senator Kerry Roberts (R-Springfield). Senator Roberts is the outgoing Senator from District 18. “I am so appreciative of the confidence placed in me […]

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