Family and Personal:
Rep. C. Sexton is married with three children and is a banker.
He is a member of the Crossville Noon Rotary Club, Friends of Cumberland Mountain State Park, Relay for Life, and the Fairfield Glade Lions Club.
Councils and Boards:
He is chair of the House Health Committee. He serves on the boards of the Good Samaritans Society and Cumberland County Bank.
Speaker of the House Cameron Sexton (R), District 25, has served in the Tennessee State House since 2011. Speaker Sexton has a regrettable vote score of 65%, placing him #51 in a body of 99. His leadership grade of D- indicates his lack of personal initiative to uphold his oath and represent the people instead of the lobbyists, the special interests, and the monied elites. Leadership grades are based on bold and heroic sponsorships, co-sponsorships, amendments, and other meritorious acts that benefit the people. Deleterious actions result in demerits.
TLRC scores and grades reflect the entire process, not just end results. We count every vote on every selected bill. Bills are selected for their value to ordinary Tennesseans, or their insult to those values. We encourage our General Assembly members to support the former and oppose the latter. When they don’t, they lose points.
Speaker Sexton supported the following TLRC endorsed bills:
- HB1137/SB1197 – No restrictions on church activities in declared emergency
- HB1749/SB2285 – Court decisions de novo, not based on a state agency’s interpretation
- HB1867/SB1823 – Vaccine exemptions protected.
- HB1871/SB1982 – Recognition that natural immunity is equal or superior to vaccine
- HB1960/SB1884 – No government vaccine mandates
- HB2128/SB2245 – Election integrity measures (weak)
- HB2316/SB2153 – No males in girls’ sports
- HB2331/SB2558 – Auditable paper trail voting machines
- HB2454/SB2292 – Redefines “obscene” to include educational material in K-12 making it unlawful
- HB2666/SB2247 – Requires Textbook Commission to provide a list of approved material to GA members
- HB2742/SB2728 – Requires HS to teach virtues of capitalism and the constitution
- HB2746/SB2188 – Makes Ivermectin available over the counter
Here are five TLRC-opposed bills that Speaker Sexton supported:
- HB0204/SB0136 The Crown Act- protecting ethnic hairstyles in the work place
- HB2886/SB2901 – Provides $500M for Titans to build new stadium
- HB2609/SB2890 – Cincinnati Reds 80% tax-break for Chattanooga farm team
- HB8002/SB8002 – Provides $678,218,300 of taxpayer money for Ford to build an electric vehicle plant in W. TN
Corporate welfare in all forms should be opposed. Our state government should not be giving economic advantages to any public or private for-profit entities. Let the free market pick the winners and losers. Jobs would come to Tennessee if we were actually reform our education system and to educate instead of indoctrinate. A well-educated workforce would be unique in America and every business would want to be in our right-to-work, no income tax state. Members should rethink these handouts.
A TLRC-opposed bill that Speaker Sexton also opposed:
HB2309/SB2464 – Allows professional licenses for illegal immigrants in Tennessee. https://tennesseestar.com/2022/04/13/tennessee-general-assembly-may-enable-illegal-immigrants-to-acquire-commercial-and-professional-licenses/
Speaker Sexton has the position and the power to lead in the battle against bigger government and for constitutional principles. We need principled members to battle against government expansion, profligate spending, and for our tenth amendment rights to make good policy decisions for ordinary Tennesseans by Tennesseans. We are in crisis. We can and must do better.
By listing these bills, we hope that tells you what you need to know about your General Assembly members. We encourage you to reach out and let them know how you feel about the various issues and VOTE accordingly. To contact members, go to: https://www.capitol.tn.gov