Fixing the Economy
Matthew passed balanced budgets, eliminated taxes and cut spending. He will continue to reduce regulations so businesses will stay here, grow and add new jobs.
Matthew passed the “Stop Obamacare Act”, which requires legislative approval before Obamacare-mandated Medicaid expansion can be allowed in Tennessee. He remains against Obamacare growing in our state.
Defending Our Families
Matthew is a recognized leader in the fight for life. He passed legislation protecting the unborn. He sponsored 2nd Amendment legislation removing government intrusion into our God-given rights. he is fighting liberal attacks on our families every day. He believes strong families are the hope for our future.
Securing Your Property
Matthew passed legislation ending forced annexation. Governments can no longer take control of your land or property without your approval. This change protects farmers, homeowners and landowners all across Washington County.
Preserving the Constitution
Matthew passed legislation requiring our schools to teach foundational documents such as the Constitution, Bill of Rights, Declaration of Independence and the Tennessee Constitution.
Matthew believes strongly in school choice. A child’s parent should decide where and how a child is educated without government intrusion.
Matthew supports our teachers. He believes a teachers license should not be based on test scores.
Matthew remains against common core. Common core are a set of national standards handed down from the federal government that teachers, parents, and students find to be difficult to impossible to implement or master. Standards are good but should come from the State and local level not the Federal Government.