Voter Registration Bill Institutes Burdensome Regulations that Weaken Communities

The State Senate Must Reject this Reckless Bill That Discourages Voter Participation NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Phil Cobucci, Founder and Chief Strategist at BAM! Social Business and TNSBA Board Member, released the following statement in response to the Tennessee House of Representative’s vote to advance House Bill 1079, a bill that would make it harder for eligible…

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TNSBA Joins Chorus Calling on Amazon to Push For a More Inclusive Tennessee

The Tennessee Small Business Alliance (TNSBA) stands by organizations such as the Tennessee Equality Project, Human Rights Campaign, Tennessee Thrives, Nashville LGBT Chamber of Commerce, that are working tirelessly at the Capitol to protect the rights of the LGBTQ community. Phil Cobucci, Founder and Chief Strategist at BAM! Social Business and TNSBA Board Member, released…

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Small Business Owner on Speaker Casada’s Remarks on Survivors of Sexual Assault

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – In response to House Speaker Glen Casada’s advice that survivors of sexual assault should “move” out of town, Nettie Kraft, co-owner of The Barbershop Theater in Nashville, issued the following statement through the Tennessee Small Business Alliance: “As a small business owner, I don’t have the luxury to pick up and move;…

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Rep. Blackburn Is Wrong on What Benefits Our Small Businesses

In response to Representative Marsha Blackburn’s latest campaign ad, Lenda Sherrell, state director of the Tennessee Small Business Alliance, released the following statement: “The tax law passed by Representative Marsha Blackburn is a giveaway for the rich, not small businesses. Rep. Blackburn’s vote for the law will cost our country more than $1.5 trillion over…

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TVA Rate Hike Fact Sheet

Get the Facts: TVA’s Plan to Increase Rates on Small Business Owners While Giving Handouts to Big Industry by the Tennessee Small Business Alliance & the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy   What’s going on? TVA is proposing changes to our rate structure that will mean more mandatory fees and higher monthly bills for small…

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“Junk” Health Plans Bad for Tennesseans

A panel assembled by the Tennessee Small Business Alliance said Tuesday partisan efforts to gut the Affordable Care Act will be devastating to the poorest and sickest Tennesseans.  – Johnson City Press, Robert Houck Dr. Eric Harman, a physician who practices at Mountain Region Family Medicine in Kingsport, told reporters on a conference call that…

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