Archive for the ‘Blog’ Category

Tenn. Unemployment Rate Jumps as Gov. Haslam, Republicans Shutdown 34 Career Centers

Monday, May 20th, 2013

The latest job numbers are in and it’s not good for Tennesseans. The numbers show that Tennessee’s unemployment rate has jumped to 8 percent. Tennessee was one of only three states that saw an increase in the unemployment rate in April.

This discouraging economic news comes on the heels of the announcement that [...]

Your 2012 DNC Delegation

Tuesday, April 3rd, 2012

Actress Ashley Judd will be part of Tennessee’s delegation to the Democratic National Convention this fall. Tennessee Democrats finalized the members of its delegation Saturday at a meeting of the state party’s Executive Committee.

Tennessee will send 91 Delegates and seven Alternates to the nominating convention to confirm President Barack Obama’s candidacy on the Democratic [...]

Jackson Day 2012: Fired Up and Ready to Go

Tuesday, April 3rd, 2012

Tennessee Democrats kicked off the 2012 campaign season by celebrating Jackson Day on the Bicentennial Mall in Nashville this past weekend.  Our big tent party went into the night as 700 folks from across the state celebrated our past and looked forward to the future.

We honored Speaker Emeritus Jimmy Naifeh with the Gov. Ned [...]

Election Botched: Former Congressman Lincoln Davis Denied the Right to Vote and Fighting Back

Friday, March 9th, 2012

The state election office made a historic mess of Tennessee’s Presidential Primary — with mistakes that robbed a former U.S. Congressman and his wife of their right to vote and denied voters access to the polls.

Secretary of State Tre Hargett and State Election Coordinator Mark Goins are in charge of the government office [...]

Early Voting Underway in Tennessee

Tuesday, February 21st, 2012

Early voting for the March 6th Presidential Primary is underway in Tennessee, and you have one week — until February 28 — to cast your vote early.

If you miss early voting, Tennessee is among 10 states holding its Presidential Primary on “Super Tuesday” March 6th.

But why wait? Click here [...]