Wednesday, February 27, 2008

The pressure is on

Not surprisingly the volume of calls regarding HB2795 which would require non-public students to submit to public school tests has been huge. THEA's Lana Thornton reported yesterday that more than 1200 calls had been received by the office of Special Initiatives Committee Chair Rep. John Mark Windell (D-Livingston). Not everyone has handled it as well as he or fellow committee member Rep. Ron Lollar (R-Bartlett). Lollar's voice mail clearly stated he would vote against. This morning Rep. Tommie Brown's (D-Memphis) phone is still on voice mail and she doesn't want to hear from anyone unless they're from Hamilton County. She suggests you call your own representative.

So unless YOUR representative is on one of these committees that are crafting legislation---Rep. Brown would deny you a voice in the process.

1 comment:

Tom Guleff said...


Thanks for the update. Good to hear that Ron Lollar is on board.