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“Driving to the Dream” Tennessee Bus Package

Join your fellow Tennessee freedom fighters in Dallas next month for the Defending the American Dream Summit. We have limited bus space departing from locations throughout the state – ride along with us! The Defending the American Dream Summit brings together AFP activists from all over the country and features prominent speakers and panelists. Among [...]

Issues

Stop a Massive Tax Hike on Tennessee’s Tobacco Consumers

April 10, 2013 J

Tennesseans are struggling during these tough economic times. Burdened with one of the highest state unemployment rates in the nation, families in the Volunteer State are cutting back to make ends meet. But instead of following our lead by cutting taxes and spending, the Tennessee General Assembly wants to raise taxes and markup prices. Click [...]

Haslam’s Sneaky Expansion

March 27, 2013 J

This morning, Governor Haslam addressed the General Assembly to announce his decision regarding Medicaid expansion. The press is reporting, per Governor Haslam’s wishes, that Tennessee won’t take part of the optional Medicaid expansion, but a closer read of Haslam’s own press release shows this to be false. Haslam is expanding Medicaid just under another name.

Fight a New Tax on Online Services in Tennessee

March 11, 2013 J,

Help us fight against a new tax on tourists and small businesses, right here in Tennessee. Click here to tell your state senator you oppose any new service taxes. There is a bill in the state Senate, SB 212 that would create a new tax on internet-based services. Local governments in Tennessee already collect taxes on hotel and [...]

Take Action: Oppose Medicaid Expansion in Tennessee

March 11, 2013 J,

President Obama wants Tennessee to help operate his health care law by agreeing to expanding Medicaid. The carrot being waved to state legislators is for three years the federal government will pick up the tab, after that the states will only be asked to take on a small percentage of the cost. Unfortunately, there is [...]