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Democratic Chairman on Governor’s Medicaid Expansion Plan

Monday, December 15th, 2014

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

DECEMBER 15th, 2014

CONTACT: Rick Herron, rick@tndp.org615-327-9779

DEMOCRATIC CHAIRMAN ON GOVERNOR’S MEDICAID EXPANSION PLAN

NASHVILLE, Tenn.- Democratic Party Chairman Roy Herron released the following statement today regarding Governor Haslam’s announcement of his plan for Medicaid expansion:

“The governor’s plan is too little, too late. Years of [...]

Democratic Chairman Calls on Rep. Fincher to Denounce Staffer’s Facebook Attack on Obama Children

Monday, December 1st, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
DECEMBER 1st, 2014
CONTACT: Rick Herron, rick@tndp.org, 615-327-9779

DEMOCRATIC CHAIRMAN CALLS ON REP. FINCHER TO RENOUNCE STAFFER’S FACEBOOK ATTACK ON OBAMA CHILDREN

NASHVILLE, Tenn.-Tennessee Democratic Party Chairman Roy Herron called on Congressman Stephen Fincher today to renounce the personal attacks that one of his staff members made against Sasha [...]

TNDP Chairman Roy Herron in the Tennessean: Amendment One would destroy rights

Saturday, October 11th, 2014

 

Amendment 1 would destroy, not ‘neutralize’ rights

During early voting or on Nov. 4, you will vote on a state constitutional amendment to strip a woman of her right to make a terribly difficult, personal decision. Instead of letting a woman decide with her faith, her family and her doctor, Amendment 1 would let [...]

Chairman Herron in Times Free Press: Amendment One leaves no exceptions for victims of rape

Monday, October 6th, 2014
Herron: Amendment 1 leaves no exceptions for victims of rape By Roy Herron A pastor called my law office. He needed legal counsel about a girl in his church. Her father had molested the girl since she was 9. Finally, when she was 14, she told friends at school. Why? Because she was pregnant with [...]

Democratic Chair on New Attorney General

Tuesday, September 16th, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
SEPTEMBER 16th, 2014
CONTACT: Rick Herron, rick@tndp.org, 615-327-9779

DEMOCRATIC CHAIRMAN’S STATEMENT ON NEW ATTORNEY GENERAL

Tennessee Democratic Party Chairman Roy Herron released the following statement regarding the appointment of Herb Slattery as Attorney General for the State of Tennessee:

“Tennessee has had outstanding Attorneys General and we hope that [...]

Democratic Chair Calls on Senators to Vote to Overturn Citizens United

Monday, September 8th, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
SEPTEMBER 8th, 2014
CONTACT: Rick Herron, rick@tndp.org, 615-327-9779

Democratic Chair Calls on Senators to Vote to Overturn Citizens United

Tennessee Democratic Party Chairman Roy Herron released the following statement calling on U.S. Senators Lamar Alexander and Bob Corker to vote to stop the poisoning of our democracy by special [...]

A Closer Look: Tea Party Failures Provide Democratic Opportunities

Friday, August 8th, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
AUGUST 8th, 2014
CONTACT: Rick Herron, rick@tndp.org, 615-327-9779

A CLOSER LOOK: TEA PARTY FAILURES PROVIDE DEMOCRATIC OPPORTUNITIES

Radical Republicans’ losses throughout Tennessee have opened doors for Democrats in November.

The Tennessee GOP has long held truth and reality in contempt, and Ron Ramsey’s reckless ploy to undermine the independence [...]

Democratic Chair on “National Democratic Party of the U.S.A.”

Monday, August 4th, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
AUGUST 4th, 2014
CONTACT: Rick Herron, rick@tndp.org, 615-327-9779

STATEMENT FROM DEMOCRATIC CHAIRMAN ON “NATIONAL DEMOCRATIC PARTY OF THE U.S.A.”

NASHVILLE, Tenn.- Tennessee Democratic Party Chairman Roy Herron released the following statement today in response to Shelby County individuals seeking to mislead voters through an organization calling itself “The National [...]

STATEMENT FROM TNDP CHAIR ON THE PASSING OF JOHN SIEGENTHALER, SR.

Friday, July 11th, 2014

Today, Tennessee Democratic Party Chairman Roy Herron released the following statement in response to the passing of Tennessee journalist and civil rights advocate John Siegenthaler, Sr.:

“John Siegenthaler was a true American hero. He was a man of devout faith and deep patriotism who used his unceasing compassion and incredible courage to fight [...]

Democratic Chair on 108th General Assembly

Thursday, April 17th, 2014

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APRIL 17th, 2014

CONTACT: Rick Herron, rick@tndp.org , 615-327-9779

MARK TWAIN AND TEA PARTY REPUBLICANS

Tennessee Democratic Party Chairman Roy Herron today issued this statement after the 108th General Assembly adjourned:

“Mark Twain said, ‘No man’s life, liberty, or property is safe while the legislature is in session.’ This has never been [...]