If You Don't Know, Now You Know
Summary: Recorded live from the Tennessee state capitol in Nashville, we speak with lawmakers, activists, and candidates, people who can tell you - and show you - how the laws are made that affect our lives. There's no shortage of issues to be covered - about freedom, opportunity, equity, justice, and safety - and we'll hustle to keep you in the loop.
We talk with a number of democratic party leaders across the state about incidents of voter intimidation and about Voter Protections.
We chat with TN Representative Bob Freeman, about his lifelong history in TN, his vision for how environmental concerns can fuel the economy and how he reaches across the aisle to get things done.
This episode we're joined by Gabby Salinas, Democratic candidate for TN District 97. We chat with Gabby about her inspiring history that brought her to politics, the importance of a representative government and her plans for ensuring schools are funded and working people have access to health care.
This episode we're joined by Marquita Bradshaw, Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate. We chat with Marquita about her history with activism, why she decided to run and her plan for an economy that works for working class people.
This episode we're joined by Torrey Harris, candidate for Tennessee House District 90. We chat with Torrey about why he decided to run, the priorities of his campaign, and take questions from viewers.
This episode we're joined by Elizabeth Rowland, candidate for Tennessee House District 16. We discuss why she decided to run, the priorities of her campaign, and take some questions from viewers.
Safe Tennessee Project Executive Director, Beth Joslin Roth, talks with Mary Mancini on firearms and how evidence based programs can help combat TN's gun violence problems.
Mary walks through the TN Democratic Primary Process with Maria Brewer, TNDP Director of Party Affairs, to unfurl the primary process.
TNDP Chair and Now You Know host Mary Mancini speaks with TN Advocates for Planned Parenthood Executive Director, Francie Hunt.
Mary Mancini sits down with TEA President Beth Brown.
Host and TNDP Chair Mary Mancini sits down with guests to discuss the recent proposal to introduce Right To Work laws into the TN Constitution.
Randall Rice is a long time health care advocate & volunteer, and a Certified Application Counselor for ACA enrollees. He joins the LEAD 2020 Podcast to discuss the harm posed by the extreme and unprecedented block grant plan unveiled by Gov. Bill Lee this week. The plan would make Tennessee the first state in the country to convert federal Medicaid funding into a block grant, which caps the amount of money Tennessee can receive, jeopardizing health coverage for thousands of vulnerable citizens.
Tennessee AFL-CIO Secretary-Treasurer AJ Starling joins the LEAD 2020 Podcast to discuss the rich history and partnership between organized labor and the Democratic Party, and the future of the labor movement in Tennessee! AJ also serves as a Davidson County Election Commissioner and is the head lobbyist for the TN AFL-CIO at our state's capitol.
Kristina Richardson is a mother of four, a veteran, a volunteer with Enough Is Enough Tennessee, founder of Indivisible Hardin County, a community volunteer with the Red Cross and WRAP, a local organization for sexual and domestic abuse survivors, and is a survivor of sexual and domestic violence herself.
Feroza Freeland is a Memphis native who has worked on various progressive electoral and issue-based campaigns across Tennessee. She graduated from the University of Tennessee Knoxville in 2018 and currently works in policy advocacy in Nashville.