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Tennessee Disability Coalition

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The Coalition is an alliance of organizations and individuals who have joined to promote the full and equal participation of men, women and children with disabilities in all aspects of life. We work together to advocate for public policy that ensures self-determination, independence, empowerment, and inclusion for people with disabilities in areas such as accessibility, education, healthcare, housing, and voting rights.

2017 Legislative Session

2017 Legislative Session Impact on Tennesseans with Disabilities
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The 2017 session of the Tennessee General Assembly concluded on May 10th after nearly five months at Legislative Plaza. This represented a longer session than recent years during which our elected officials accomplished much. Discussion on education initiatives, medical marijuana proposals, health care access and the Governor's gas tax dominated amidst an active backdrop in federal politics.

2017 TN General Assembly Has Adjourned

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On May 10th, the 2017 session of the Tennessee General Assembly adjourned. Our state legislators will reconvene at 12pm CST on January 8th, 2018. Our public policy team will prepare an overview of legislation impacting the Disability Community to share with you in the coming weeks.

DDH 2017: Issues & Tips

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We would like to share the following resources to help you prepare for Disability Day on the Hill February 8th, 2017.

Tips for Success with Your Tennessee State Legislators!

Response to Governor Haslam's State of the State 2017

Governor Haslam Speaking to 110th TN General Assembly
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In his seventh State of the State Address this evening, Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam reported a state surplus that includes new recurring revenue of $957 million: double that of the previous fiscal year. Before a joint session of the 110th Tennessee General Assembly, Haslam proposed spending a significant portion of this surplus on one of the largest education funding increases in Tennessee History for Fiscal Year 2017-18. 

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Tennessee Disability Coalition

The Coalition is an alliance of organizations and individuals who have joined to promote the full and equal participation of men, women and children with disabilities in all aspects of life. We work together to advocate for public policy that ensures self-determination, independence, empowerment, and inclusion for people with disabilities in areas such as accessibility, education, healthcare, housing, and voting rights.

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Office Address
Tennessee Disability Coalition
955 Woodland Street
Nashville, TN 37206

Nashville: (615) 383-9442Toll-free: (888) 643-7811Email: coalition@tndisability.org