Tuesday morning on the Tennessee Star Report, host Michael Patrick Leahy welcomed Representative Susan Lynn to the studio to explain her role and mission as one of the board of directors at the American Legislative Exchange Council.Read More
According to a report from a center-right organization The American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), Gov. Gretchen Whitmer earned a fifth-to-last ranking among all 50 governors in the United States.
The 2020 Laffer-ALEC report on Economic Freedom ranks all 50 governors by results and policy.
Whitmer ranked 43rd for results, 41st for policy and 46th overall.Read More
Three members of the Tennessee General Assembly co-signed a letter this week calling for the swift confirmation of Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett.
This, they said, because of her support for limited government, free markets, and federalism.
The three Tennessee legislators — State Rep. Martin Daniel (R-Knoxville), State Sen. Janice Bowling (R-Tullahoma), and State Sen. Shane Reeves (R-Murfreesboro) — co-signed the letter alongside several other state legislators nationwide. The Arlington, Virginia-based American Legislative Exchange Council published the letter on their website Monday.Read More
Tennessee Republican Gov. Bill Lee’s criminal justice reforms will save state taxpayers a considerable sum of money, but the state might lose that money due to increased spending on other projects, according to a report released Monday.Read More
Tennessee ranks 23rd this year on the American Legislative Exchange Council’s Annual Report Card on American Education.Read More