politics

Don’t forget what Labor Day is about!

Just some of the accomplishments of labor unions: Fair Labor Standards Act (FSLA) (1938) The FLSA granted sweeping protections to workers — establishing a minimum wage (25 cents an hour) and the 8-hour work day, providing for overtime, and prohibiting the use of child labor in...

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Medicaid Expansion in Tennessee

From guest contributor, R. Jason Goodman, Chair, Morgan County Democratic Party: Medicaid Expansion in Tennessee Tennessee is one of 14 states that has not expanded Medicaid. By doing so, we are turning down 1.4 billion dollars of government funding annually (our tax dollars), failing to provide medical...

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Social Security 2100 Act

John Larson (D-CT) has introduced legislation that would expand and update Social Security, ensuring its solvency through 2100.  It has been over 30 years since an overhaul of Social Security.  The bill was originally introduced in 2014 but did not stand a chance of advancing...

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We are Democrats

https://youtu.be/85TQPzWVWHQ   There are several core beliefs that tie our party together: Democrats believe that we’re greater together than we are on our own — that this country succeeds when everyone gets a fair shot, everyone does their fair share, and everyone plays by the same rules....

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James Mackler on the campaign trail

Attorney James Mackler is running for the Senate seat being vacated by Lamar Alexander.  He is a veteran who has served his country in that capacity and is now ready to step up and serve the people of Tennessee in the U.S. Senate.  This is...

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