A new poll from NBC News and SurveyMoney shows what issues are important in Tennessee and the south as a whole as we move toward election season. A thousand voters from Tennessee were polled on their opinions.
The legislative record will reflect that, in this year’s Transportation Committee meeting, I spoke at length in opposition to, and voted against, a bill brought at the behest of E Scooter lobbyists. That bill purportedly “clarified” the legal status of E Scooters, although I skeptically asserted that it did much more.
One legislator from the other side of the aisle praised them for their safety record in Memphis and elsewhere. Others endorsed and congratulated them as a significant advance in technology.