Republicans

Press release from the Tennessee Democratic Party; August 30, 2012:  NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan aren’t the only Republican politicians with a plan to end Medicare as we know it. Earlier this year, Tennessee Republicans, including state Rep. Jim Gotto, co-sponsored the Health Care Compact bill (HB0369/SB0326), an extreme measure that endangers […]

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Newsletter from the Tennessee Firearms Association; June 13, 2012: Republican legislative leaders in an election cycle are rewriting history because they must if the claim to be pro 2nd Amendment The most discussed legislation on the 2nd Amendment horizon in the 2011 and 2012 legislative sessions was the Safe Commute Act which the Republican leaders […]

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Press release from the Tennessee House Republican Caucus; May 1, 2012: NASHVILLE, Tenn.—With the passage of the Fiscal Year 2012-13 budget for the State of Tennessee, lawmakers from Anderson and Roane Counties are touting their successful effort to secure vital funding for Roane State Community College’s Oak Ridge campus. Representative John Ragan (R-Oak Ridge) said […]

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Press Release from Senate Democratic Leader Jim Kyle, April 23, 2012: GOP members vote down move to hear bill on House, Senate floors NASHVILLE — Senate Democratic Leader Jim Kyle called on House and Senate Republicans to support floor votes on a bill allowing Tennesseans to store guns in vehicles on businesses’ parking lots, regardless […]

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Press Release from the Tennessee Republican Party, April 5, 2012: TNGOP Chairman’s Statement On Democrat Gary Moore’s Decision Not To Seek Re-Election NASHVILLE, TN – Tennessee Republican Party Chairman Chris Devaney released the following statement on Democrat State Representative Gary Moore’s decision not to seek re-election. Moore is now the eleventh Democrat legislator who has […]

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Press release from Tennessee Republican Party; 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 […]

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Press Release from the Office of Lt. Gov. Ron Ramsey: (January 4, 2011, NASHVILLE) — Lt. Governor Ron Ramsey today announced the release of the Senate’s first-ever Republican-drawn redistricting map. The plan was put together by the Senate’s Working Group on Redistricting with the assistance of the Office of Legal Services and is now available […]

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The charter school debate did not end Wednesday at Freedom Prep in Memphis, but the stakes are clear. The state is searching for answers in education, and the new law is designed to give charter schools an opportunity to prove they can successfully play an ever larger role in turning Tennessee education around.

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Press Release from the House GOP Caucus, June 8, 2011: Mount Juliet Legislator Calls First Session the Most Successful in Tennessee History (NASHVILLE, June 8, 2011) – After years of near one Party control in Tennessee politics, Republicans won control of the Governor’s mansion, Senate, and House for the first time in the history of […]

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Statement from Lt. Gov. Ron Ramsey; May 25, 2011: The Tennessee General Assembly has adjourned for the year. What a relief to write that sentence.  While I can’t wait to spend this time with my new grandson and tend to the small business Sindy and I run, I’m also excited for Tennessee taxpayers. The best […]

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Press Release from the Senate Republican Caucus, May 21, 2011: (NASHVILLE, TN), May 21, 2011 — The Tennessee General Assembly passed several major bills on the closing day of the 2011 legislative session, including the state budget, which was sponsored by Senate Majority Leader Mark Norris (R-Collierville). Norris said the $30.8 billion 2011-12 balanced budget […]

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Press Release from the Senate Republican Caucus, May 9, 2011: State Senate approves bill making it easier for more political parties on the ballot (NASHVILLE, TN), May 9, 2011 — The State Senate approved legislation today to make it easier for minor political parties to receive statewide recognition in order to place a slate of […]

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