TNDP Newsletter January 18, 2018

TNDP Newsletter January 18, 2018

Tennessee is not as red as the Republicans want us to think. A recent Vanderbilt University Poll sponsored by the Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions found that Tennesseans rated their fellow voters as much more conservative than they actually are. In...

Speakers quietly drop hand-held sign ban at Cordell Hull

Published January 18, 2018 | By Tom Humphrey The Tennessee Legislature has quietly revised its “Facility Use Policies” to remove a ban on all signs within the Cordell Hull building. Moving forward, “small letter sized signs that do not obstruct the view of visitors...

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...

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)...