Speaker Sexton Talks Illegal Immigration, School Choice, Critical Race Theory & More

In this interview, Tennessee House Speaker Cameron Sexton candidly answers tough questions most politicians dodge like bullets in the Matrix.

He highlights the connection between failing schools, incarceration and the need for unconventional solutions for a broken educational system – including school choice.

Sexton also tackles the problem of rampant illegal immigration in our state and what we might expect from our legislature on the issue.

Finally, the Speaker also gives us a preview of proposed bills related to criminal justice reform and critical race theory.

Buckle up. This is not your typical mainstream media interview.

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Tennessee Bill Would Cut Sentence In Half For First Degree Murder

House Bill 1532 (SB0561 In The Senate) Seeks To Reduce The Amount Of Time That Must Be Served For First Degree Murder Before Becoming Eligible For Parole. For Someone Currently Sentenced To Life In Prison With Parole, The Minimum Time They Must Serve Is 51 Years. If The Bill Passes The House And Senate And Becomes Tennessee Law, That Time Would Be Reduced By Approximately Half To 25 Years.

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Thinktank Reports That TN Is Not Collecting Proper Data Of Fines, Fees In Court System

As Tennessee Lawmakers Continue To Examine Reforms In The Criminal Justice System, Two Recently Released Reports Showed That The State Is Not Collecting The Proper Data To Evaluate The Fines And Fees Collected From Its Court System.

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Chattanooga Councilwoman Voices Support For Governor Bill Lee’s Criminal Justice Reform

On Monday, May 24, District 9 Chattanooga Councilwoman Demetrus Coonrod Spoke Out To Show Her Support For The New Criminal Justice Reform Bills Signed By Governor Bill Lee.

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Lee Signs Slew Of Bills, Including Tax Deals For Titans & Smokies

Tax Deals For The NFL’s Tennessee Titans And Minor League Baseball’s Tennessee Smokies Were Signed Into Law Last Week By Gov. Bill Lee. The Governor Also Signed Two Bills That Are Key Cogs In His Criminal Justice Reform Initiative.

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Lee And General Assembly Deliver ‘Conservative Wins’ in 2021 Session

On May 5th, Tennessee Governor Bill Lee Marked The Close Of The 2021 Legislative Session, Which Included The Passage Of His $42.6 Billion Budget And Full Agenda As Outlined During His State Of The State Address in February.

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Tennessee Senate Passes Lee’s Top Criminal Justice Priorities

The Tennessee Senate Passed Two Criminal Justice Reform Bills Wednesday That Aim To Alter How Many Tennesseans Go To Jail For Minor Offenses And To Require Mandatory Supervision Once People Leave Prison.

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House Republicans Pass Historic Criminal Justice Reform

The Tennessee House Of Representatives Approved Two Major Criminal Justice Reform Bills Last Week In Nashville. Both Are Proposals From Gov. Bill Lee’s Legislative Package And Are Part Of His Efforts To Reform Criminal Justice In Tennessee.

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Lee’s Imprisonment Alternatives And Prisoner Re-entry Bills Pass Tennessee House

Two Bills Touted By Gov. Bill Lee As The Key To His Criminal Justice Reform Package Passed The Tennessee House On Thursday.

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