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Sen. Jack Johnson

Republican - TN - 27th district

80.00%

2023 Limited Government Rating

Ratings by Policy Category

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Strengthening Election Integrity by Requiring Verification of Voter Districts Following Census Reapportionment.

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Voted for Limited Government

Reducing Frivolous Litigation Under State Non-Discrimination Law by Clarifying the Definition of "Sex" as One's Biological Sex at Birth.

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Voted for Limited Government

Protecting Taxpayers by Prohibiting ESG (Environmental, Social, and Governance) Considerations in State and Local Investment Strategies.

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Voted for Limited Government

Enriching Cosmetology Schools and Restricting Competition by Forcing Individuals Who Provide "Eyelash Extension Services" to Undergo 300 Hours of Classroom Training, Examination and Licensure.

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Voted against Limited Government

Reducing Politicalization at State Institutions of Higher Education by Combatting DEI and Directing Investigation of Political Favoritism.

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Voted for Limited Government

Safeguarding Taxpayers Investments from Run-Away Inflation by Authorizing the State Treasurer to Buy and Sell Gold and Other Precious Metals.

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Voted for Limited Government

Reducing Teacher Shortages by Authorizing the Issuance of Temporary Teaching Permits to Educators Who Have Met Certain Coursework Requirements.

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Voted for Limited Government

Protecting School Teachers and Employees from Politicized "Implicit Bias Training" Mandates by Ensuring they Have the Right to Opt-Out Without Facing Disciplinary Actions.

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Voted for Limited Government

Expanding Employment Opportunities by Prohibiting Local Governments from Imposing Wage or Benefit Mandates on Private Employers.

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Voted for Limited Government

Strengthening Public Safety by Authorizing Retired Law Enforcement Officers to Carry a Concealed Firearm on University Campuses.

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Voted for Limited Government

Protecting Workers from Intimidation by Union Bosses by Making the "Secret Ballot" a Requirement for Companies to Receive State Economic Development Incentives.

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Voted for Limited Government

Strengthening the Integrity of the Public Education System by Prohibiting Discussion of Sensitive Issues Surrounding Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity without Parental Consent.

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Voted for Limited Government

Forcing Taxpayers to Provide Excessive Paid Leave Benefits to Certain State Employees.

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Voted against Limited Government

Reducing Federal Regulatory Barriers in the Meat Packing Industry by Authorizing the Creation of a State Meat Inspection Program to Processing.

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Voted for Limited Government

Fueling Out-of-Control Spending Through a $56.2 Billion Budget (6.5% Increase) with Countless Provisions that Further Grow the Size and Scope of Government.

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Voted against Limited Government

Driving Up Life Insurance Premiums by Prohibiting Insurers from Requesting Genetic Data or Testing as a Condition of Coverage.

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Voted against Limited Government

Reducing a Barrier to School Choice by Ensuring Home School Students Have Equal Access to Extracurricular Activities.

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Voted for Limited Government

Protecting Tennesseans from Higher Utility Costs by Ensuring Natural Gas is Designated as a "Clean Energy" if a Locality Imposes an Energy Mandate on a Public Utility.

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Voted for Limited Government

Alleviating Healthcare Staffing Shortages by Providing Certified Medical Assistants the Ability to Perform a Greater Range of Tasks.

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Voted for Limited Government

Strengthening School Security by Establishing Additional Safety Measures Designed to Protect Students and Teachers.

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Voted for Limited Government

Combatting Government Overreach by Preventing Localities from Prohibiting or Imposing Additional Regulations on Battery-Charged Security Fences.

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Voted for Limited Government

Hiking Health Insurance Premiums by Imposing New Coverage Mandates for Medical Laboratory Services.

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Voted against Limited Government

Combatting Child and Human Trafficking by Requiring an Annual Report from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation.

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Voted for Limited Government

Strengthening Individual Liberties and Parental Rights by Requiring Parental Consent to Administer Vaccinations to Minors.

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Voted for Limited Government

Expanding School Choice Under the Tennessee Education Savings Account Pilot Program by No Longer Requiring Prior Enrollment in a Public School to Qualify.

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Voted for Limited Government

Improving Educational Outcomes by Making More Students Eligible for School Choice Under the Tennessee Education Savings Account Pilot Program.

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Voted for Limited Government

Growing Government Central Planning by Forcing Taxpayers to Pay Off the Student Loan Debt of Physicians in "Health Resource Shortage Areas".

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Voted against Limited Government

Protecting Firearm Manufacturers and Retailers from Frivolous Litigation by Restricting Civil Litigation.

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Voted for Limited Government

Combatting Crime and Improving Public Safety by Providing Judges Greater Authority to Issue Consecutive Sentences for Multiple Offenses.

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Voted for Limited Government

Expanding Consumer Choice and Competition by Allowing Tennessee Wine Manufacturers to Blend their Products with Distilled Spirits.

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Voted for Limited Government

Strengthening Property Rights by Restricting the Use of Eminent Domain to Seize Property in Sumner County.

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Voted for Limited Government

Protecting Private Property Rights by Prohibiting Adoption of the United Nations Politicized Climate Change Agenda.

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Voted for Limited Government

Advancing Government Overreach through the Creation of a Committee to Propose New Regulations and Licensing Mandates on Doulas.

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Voted against Limited Government

Hiking Tax Burdens on Tennesseans through a Crony Cap on Aviation Fuel Taxes Which Enriches FedEx and Other Airlines.

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Voted against Limited Government

Growing the Surveillance State by Allowing Law Enforcement to Bypass the Department of Transportation and Install License Plate Readers Without DOT Authorization.

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Voted against Limited Government

Reducing Healthcare Staffing Shortages by Allowing Medical School Graduates to Practice Under a Licensed Physician Prior to Obtaining Their Medical License.

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Voted for Limited Government

Strengthening Public Safety by Enhancing Penalties for Damage or Disruption of Critical Infrastructure.

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Voted for Limited Government

Strengthening Individual Liberties by Allowing the Sale and Consumption of Alcohol on Commercial Passenger Buses.

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Voted for Limited Government

Strengthening Individual Liberties by Authorizing Adults to Carry Pocket Knives on School Grounds When Visiting the Property to Vote.

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Voted for Limited Government

Strengthening the Integrity of the Unemployment Insurance System and Reducing Fraud through Increased Work Search Requirements and a New Employer Reporting Portal.

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Voted for Limited Government

Hiking Health Insurance Premiums by Mandating Policies Provide Additional Mammogram Diagnostic and Supplemental Screenings Without any Co-Pay or Deductible.

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Voted against Limited Government

Strengthening "Right to Work" Protections for Teachers through a Prohibition on Deducting Union Dues from Paychecks.

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Voted for Limited Government

Prohibiting Local Governments from Utilizing Taxpayer Funds to Assist an Individual in Obtaining a Criminal Abortion in Another State.

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Voted for Limited Government

Blocking the Expansion of the Costly State Employee Paid Leave Bill to Include State Legislative Staff.

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Voted for Limited Government

Reducing Crime and Strengthening Public Safety by Imposing Mandatory Minimum Sentences for Certain Crimes.

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Voted for Limited Government

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