Will Sexton tap the brakes on early roll-out of voucher program?

Rep. Cameron Sexton (R-Crossville) speaks to colleagues before a House Republican Caucus meeting to nominate a new speaker on July 24, 2019. (Erik Schelzig, Tennessee Journal)

Count Rep. Cameron Sexton, the Republican nominee for House speaker, among the skeptics of Gov. Bill Lee’s push to roll out the school voucher program a year early.

“I do not think it needs to be accelerated at this point,” Sexton told The Tennessean, adding that his colleagues feel the same way.

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4 Responses to Will Sexton tap the brakes on early roll-out of voucher program?

  • Lenny says:

    Good. Slow this down and let the illegal bribery investigation conclude. Bill Lee, not Casada, can promote National Guard members.

    Casada remembers Operation Tennessee Waltz. Bill Lee is an ignorant outsider. Don’t let Casada take the fall for illegal voucher votes.

  • James White says:

    Vouchers may be the best way to go. The Less Federal and the Less State Government involvement the Better.

    • Lenny says:

      That may be true, but we need to start from scratch and let everyone have input without bullying or bribery from Governor Ray Blanton.

  • Eddie White says:

    The new speaker is right. Slow walk the new voucher program. A lot of questions about the validity of the whole voucher idea.

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