RCDP Monthly Meeting

The next meeting of the Roane County Democratic Party is June 8th 2017 at 7:00 pm at the at the Cottage in the Roane County Park on SR 70. This is an open meeting and all Roane County Democrats are invited to attend. Our speakers for this meeting include two potential candidates for the US […]

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June 1, 2017

Roane County Democratic Party to Elect New Leaders at Reorganization Convention

Roane County Democratic Party to Elect New Leaders at Reorganization Convention All County Democrats Welcome The Roane County Democratic Party will hold a Biennial Reorganization Convention to elect new leaders on March 25, 2017 at 12:00 p.m. The meeting will take place at the City of Rockwood Municipal Building, 110 N. Chamberlain Avenue, Rockwood, TN. […]

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March 13, 2017

TNDP CHAIR TO TENNESSEE REPUBLICANS: STANDING WITH TRUMP SENDS A DISTURBING MESSAGE

TNDP CHAIR TO TENNESSEE REPUBLICANS: STANDING WITH TRUMP SENDS A DISTURBING MESSAGE Nashville, Tenn. (March 15, 2017) – Mary Mancini, chair of the Tennessee Democratic Party, released the following statement addressing Tennessee Republicans who stood with President Trump during his visit to Nashville: “Today is about much more than a presidential visit. Today, Tennesseans deserve […]

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March 16, 2017

TENNESSEE DEMOCRATIC PARTY STATEMENT ON PRESIDENT TRUMP VISIT THE HERMITAGE

TENNESSEE DEMOCRATIC PARTY STATEMENT ON PRESIDENT TRUMP VISIT THE HERMITAGE Nashville, Tenn. (March 15, 2017) – The Tennessee Democratic Party released the following statement prior to President Trump’s visit to the Hermitage, the historic home of President Andrew Jackson: “President Andrew Jackson is not always on the right side of history, but Jackson, the father […]

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March 15, 2017

EPA cuts could be costly to Tennessee

EPA cuts could be costly to Tennessee Proposed cuts to the Environmental Protection Agency could shut off the spigot that funds many drinking water projects in Tennessee. Booming Lebanon is an example of a community that could be hurt. “Getting these projects done in the next two years is not a want; it’s a need,” […]

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March 14, 2017

Congressional Budget Office report on Trumpcare

The Concurrent Resolution on the Budget for Fiscal Year 2017 directed the House Committees on Ways and Means and Energy and Commerce to develop legislation to reduce the deficit. The Congressional Budget Office and the staff of the Joint Committee on Taxation (JCT) have produced an estimate of the budgetary effects of the American Health […]

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March 13, 2017

Send an urgent letter to your swing Senator: Block Scott Pruitt from heading the EPA

Donald Trump’s nominee to run the Environmental Protection Agency is a politician who doesn’t believe in climate change, wants the E.P.A. to be dismantled, and has sued the agency multiple times. And he has deep ties to the fossil fuel industry. We need to be able to trust that the EPA will protect our air, […]

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February 11, 2017

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Standing Up for Science: Notes from the Field

The February issue of San Francisco Magazine on shelves today is titled “Resistance,” and features stories of politicians, lawyers, activists…even scientists who are involved in challenging some of the early actions of the Trump administration. My colleague, Jimmy O’Dea, and I are both featured with other scientists who attended the December meeting of the American […]

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February 11, 2017

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Paul Krugman Issues A Warning About What We All Know Is Coming.

We’re only three weeks into the Trump administration, but it’s already clear that any hopes that Mr. Trump and those around him would be even slightly ennobled by the responsibilities of office were foolish. Every day brings further evidence that this is a man who completely conflates the national interest with his personal self-interest, and […]

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February 11, 2017