Gov. Lee’s block grant approach is a business model, not what’s best for Tennesseans “Gov. Lee’s Medicaid block grant proposal is clearly a business model. While Lee was a small business owner in the past, he is no longer just a business owner. He is now a public servant who is responsible for the health…

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Gov. Lee Must Reject this Anti-Democratic Bill That Discourages Voter Participation and Hurts Small Businesses Phil Cobucci, TNSBA Board Member and local small business owner, released the following statement calling on Governor Bill Lee to veto the controversial voter registration bill (Senate Bill 0971 / House Bill 1079). This bill would make it harder for…

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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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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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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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Revelations of Statewide Water Contamination Prove Necessity for Clean Water and Air Protections NASHVILLE, Tenn. – On a statewide press call, small business owners in Nashville, Monteagle, and Memphis called on Senators Lamar Alexander and Bob Corker to prioritize the health of Tennessee communities so their business can continue to thrive. Speakers addressed the dangers…

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