| OnTheIssues.org excerpts: (click on issues for details)
Budget & Economy|
Phil Bredesen: Adjust our expenses to match our income, like family budget.
Bill Haslam: Get tough on meth crimes.
Bill Haslam: Remove 90-cap limit on charter schools.
Phil Bredesen: New reforms: student achievement to evaluate teacher.
Don Sundquist: Invest more in teachers and in early education.
Don Sundquist: We test students & rate schools; now invest in reading.
Don Sundquist: Invest in teachers: scholarships, mentors, merit pay.
Energy & Oil|
Bob Tuke: Dependence on foreign oil hurts security & climate.
Bob Corker: Promote fuel cells & alternatives to reduce oil dependence.
Bill Haslam: Haslam's Pilot company cited for 70 environmental violations.
Don Sundquist: Supports new State Forest and 23 new natural areas.
Bob Tuke: Moratorium on all new Free Trade agreements.
Bob Corker: Break down trade barriers to give farmers a world market.
Bob Tuke: National health care insurance exchange.
Don Sundquist: We must save TennCare, for children & the needy.
Bill Haslam: Only 1% of our country serves to keep the rest of us free.
Bob Tuke: More border security; more enforcement.
Principles & Values|
Al Gore: Take your souls to the polls.
Bob Tuke: Repeal Bush tax cuts that favor wealthy Americans.
Howard Phillips: Eliminate income tax, corporate tax, & estate tax.
Phil Bredesen: Memphis Research Consortium: life science research center.
Don Sundquist: Wire government plus libraries and schools.
War & Peace|
Bob Tuke: Responsible Plan to End the War.