I don’t usually comment on Tennessee political issues that are outside the focus of the organization for which I work. But what is going on with the gas tax is just too interesting to let slide. To appreciate what’s going … Continue reading
About David Fowler
David Fowler served in the Tennessee state Senate for 12 years before joining FACT as President in 2006.
Entries by David Fowler
Recently, leaders in the Tennessee Senate made sure a senator had no opportunity to present her bill to protect the privacy of children in public school bathrooms and locker rooms. Then leaders in a Tennessee House committee made sure opponents … Continue reading →
Thomas Jefferson once said, “The man who reads nothing at all is better educated than the man who reads nothing but newspapers.” After being on the inside of state politics for 23 years, I increasingly tend to agree with him. … Continue reading →
Last week the so-called “bathroom bill” designed to protect the privacy of the children in our K-12 public schools died in the Senate Education Committee. As a result, local schools can allow biological males to choose to use a young … Continue reading →
It pains me to write what follows. And it pains me to say what the silence of the members of the Senate Education Committee said this week about who they wanted to look good in front of when it came … Continue reading →