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Darlene of Nashville, TN

February 15, 2018

Darlene of Nashville, TN writes: JMy name is Darlene Shelton,  I was born and raised  here in Davidson County, Nashville, Tn.  Living in the Donelson area,  for 7 years,  connecting with my community  in helping in anyway  I can. I am a proud mother  of 2 young adults, &  a grandmother of 2 beautiful  and…

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Darlene of Nashville, TN

February 15, 2018

Darlene of Nashville, TN writes: JMy name is Darlene Shelton,  I was born and raised  here in Davidson County, Nashville, Tn.  Living in the Donelson area,  for 7 years,  connecting with my community  in helping in anyway  I can. I am a proud mother  of 2 young adults, &  a grandmother of 2 beautiful  and…

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Darlene of Nashville, TN

February 15, 2018

Darlene of Nashville, TN writes: JMy name is Darlene Shelton,  I was born and raised  here in Davidson County, Nashville, Tn.  Living in the Donelson area,  for 7 years,  connecting with my community  in helping in anyway  I can. I am a proud mother  of 2 young adults, &  a grandmother of 2 beautiful  and…

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CORKER GETS A KICKBACK, TN GETS A KICK

December 18, 2017

Sen. Bob Corker wins from the tax bill, while Tennesseans lose Economist Dean Baker estimates that Sen. Bob Corker could see a more than $1 million windfall from a provision in the latest tax bill Corker is now supporting. Source: International Business Times and Center on Budget and Policy Priorities. WHAT AVERAGE TENNESSEANS GET ……

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Amelia of Lebanon, TN

December 11, 2017

Amelia of Lebanon, TN writes: My name is Amelia Hipps, and I am a 57-year-old woman with Type 2 Diabetes. I live in Lebanon, Tennessee, with my husband and three rescue dogs. I moved to Tennessee 11 years ago this month. Currently, I work as a public relations consultant, writer, and editor after spending almost…

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Letter to Editor: Health Care by Angela of Memphis, TN

December 11, 2017

Angela of Memphis, TN writes: The Supreme court, transition a law to uphold the Affordable Care Act providing hard-working, middle-class, families with the care that they need. This proposal would help, several young adults, to continue coverage on their parent’s health insurance until the age of 26(USA.gov 2012). Now according, to accurate statistics, of 3.1…

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Letter to Editor: Fair Taxes by Curtis of Nashville, TN

December 11, 2017

Curtis of Nashville, TN writes: Dear Tennessean: The Republican tax bill is a monstrosity of anti-democratic taxation. The Republicans are set to hand over at least $1.2 trillion to the already fabulously wealthy in this country, while doing the three card monty on the middle class with an insignificant break that goes away in a…

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Letter to Editor: Clean Cars and Air by Garlinda of Nashville, TN

December 11, 2017

Garlinda of Nashville, TN writes: With the American Legislative Exchange Council and their toxic legislation in town this week, there is no better time to examine the environmental crisis facing our country and planet. (https://www.newschannel5.com/news/local-group-protests-alec-conference). By starting the process of rolling back the clean air act, and now opening up the fuel efficiency standards for…

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Sen. Bob Corker’s Growing Support for GOP Tax Bill Betrays His Core Principles

November 30, 2017

Corker’s Proposed “Trigger” to Offset Increased Deficits if Tax Revenue Doesn’t Pan Out is Roundly Criticized by Experts on Both Sides Earlier this week, Sen. Bob Corker negotiated an, as yet, unspecified “trigger” mechanism that is supposed to result in automatic tax increases some years down the road if the tax legislation working its way…

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