Yes. Supported national emission trading system through Climate Protection Agreement. Worked to lower Nashville’s greenhouse gases as Mayor. “We can be pro- business and pro-environment…..[will] work with businesses to reduce their carbon footprint.”
Yes. Wants to make public education a top priority as governor.
No. Wants to better use existing dollars. Will appoint an inspector general to “seek out waste & abuse in the system.”
Opposes vouchers & for-profit charter schools. Believes nonprofit charter schools have a role to play in large urban districts, though “they’re not a silver bullet.”
No. “Law abiding citizens should not be punished for the actions of criminals… Adding a new law won’t solve the problem… As governor, I’ll oppose any attempt to ban an entire (class) of weapons.”
Repeal ACA & oppose Medicaid expansion. “Obamacare will not expand in Tennessee under my watch.”
Yes. Congress should figure out a solution to retain DACA. Favors in-state tuition for DACA recipients: “They grew up here and went to school and church here. They are Tennesseans.”
No. “Setting up additional benefits for illegal immigrants is the wrong strategy.” Opposes in-state tuition for DACA recipients.
Yes. “We need to focus more on incentivizing the use of solar.”
No. Will look at options to make voting more accessible & increase participation.
There are more than 20 additional independent gubernatorial candidates. Due to limited space, we can’t include their responses, but encourage you to check out more about them at http://www.politics1.com/tn.htm.