The Tri-Star State: Which Of Gov. Bill Lee’s Legislative Proposals Are Faring Better Than Others?

Apr 15, 2019
Originally published on April 14, 2019 7:33 am

Many of Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee's initiatives are making their way through the state legislature, and some are faring better than others.

In his first year, the governor’s proposals range from increasing vocational education to faith-based initiatives to implementing a pilot program for school vouchers.

In this episode of The Tri-Star State, WPLN’s Sergio Martínez-Beltrán and Jason Moon Wilkins talk about these measures and how they're doing.

Some of Gov. Lee's legislative initiatives are:

Education Savings Accounts — HB939/SB795

Governor's Civics Seal — HB944/SB800

Governor's Investment in Vocational Education, GIVE Act — HB949/SB805

Governor's Office of Faith-Based and Community Initiatives — HB1139/SB961

Charter school authorizer — HB940/SB796

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