'A' for effort
Says Tennessee’s higher education funding model "is 100 percent outcomes-based" and "we are already seeing this model changing the way our postsecondary institutions do business."
— PolitiFact Tennessee
Ridiculous then, ridiculous now
Says that Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam "has made it clear by his repeated actions that he will pursue a policy that promotes the interest of Islamist (sic) and their radical ideology as long as he is governor."
Gov. Bill Haslam is "making our Economic Development department Sharia compliant" by hiring a woman "who specializes in Sharia compliance. That’s what her job is."
Could have killed bill with veto
On allowing Shelby County's schools merger commission to finish work before allowing any new merger legislation.
Southeast, not nation
"Personal income is growing faster in Tennessee on average than any other state in the country."
Employment up but can't credit Jobs4TN plan
"In 2011, there were more than 28,000 new Tennessee jobs created and over $4 billion in capital investment. Our Jobs4TN plan is working."
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