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TN Legislature Used Veterans as Prop to Approve Massive Tax Increase

Arlington, VA – Last week, Governor Haslam’s $355 million gas tax increase was approved by both branches of the Tennessee state legislature. The Senate version of the bill still includes a property tax relief for veterans, which was used to help the image of the wildly unpopular measure. Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) Executive Director Mark… Read more »

Tennessee Senate Still Using Veterans as Front to Raise Taxes

Arlington, VA – Facing backlash for using veterans as pawns in a gas tax fight, the Tennessee state House has removed the veterans’ property tax relief amendment from Governor Bill Haslam’s $355 million gas tax increase proposal. The Tennessee state Senate has not followed suit and is refusing to consider veterans’ property tax relief in… Read more »

CVA Stands Up for Veterans Being Used in TN Tax Hike Ploy

Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Senate Transportation Committee recently approved an amended version of Governor Bill Haslam’s $355 million gas tax increase. The updated version includes a small tax relief for veterans which would exempt them from paying property taxes under certain circumstances, but would not protect them from the impact of the massive gas tax… Read more »

CVA Launches Targeted Web Ad Urging Cooper to Support Roe’s VA Accountability Bill

Arlington, VA – Today Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) is launching a new campaign urging Rep. Jim Cooper (D-TN) to support the VA Accountability First Act of 2017, introduced last week by Rep. Phil Roe (R-TN). The group is releasing a web ad targeted at the constituents of Rep. Cooper, asking them to call him… Read more »