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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Our Elected Officials Must Listen And Act Accordingly     Phil Cobucci, Founder and Chief Strategist at BAM! Social Business and TNSBA Board Member, released the following statement in response to former Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Congressional testimony: “Special Counsel Robert Mueller‘s testimony should remind us, and especially our elected officials, that the threats to…

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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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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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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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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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The Environmental Protection Agency has worked to protect human health and the environment for more than four decades, cleaning our air, water, and land. During that time, we have experienced a growing economy and an expanding population, with millions more cars on the road. Deep budget cuts proposed by the Trump administration would jeopardize Americans’…

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