Family and Personal:
Rep. Hardaway has three children and is a real estate investor. He is also a member of Al-Kadosh Shrine Temple. He is the founder of the Memphis Academy of Health Sciences.
He is a member of Black Business Association, CBU Black Alumni Association, CBU Oliver Thornton Scholarship Fund, Herendon #10 Masonic Lodge, NAACP, Rosa Parks Academy, Parkway Gardens Presbyterian Church, Southern Christian Leadership Conference, Save LibertyLand Organization, Shelby County Juvenile Court Advisory Council, New Sardis Baptist Church, Shelby County Democratic Women, Shelby County Debt Collaborative, and DADS/DADS Against Discrimination.
Councils and Boards:
He is director of the Rainbow PUSH Coalition and serves on the board of directors for the Africa in April Festival and the Black Family Channel.
Rep. Hardaway followed the Democrat party line and voted against bills chosen for education reform, medical freedom, second amendment rights, fiscal responsibility, governmental transparency, election integrity, and constitutional fidelity. Rep. Hardaway earned a vote score of 14% and a leadership grade of D- based on his sponsorships and other meritorious or deleterious actions.
Here are some of the bills Rep. Hardaway supported:
• HB0204/SB0136 The Crown Act- protecting ethnic hairstyles in the workplace
• HB1201/SB1005 Changes in campaign finance giving advantage to incumbents; limiting freedom of speech
• HB2128/SB2245 Election integrity measures
• HB2309/SB2464 Allows professional licenses for illegal immigrants in Tennessee
• HB2331/SB2558 Auditable paper trail voting machines
• HB2609/SB2890 Cincinnati Reds 80% tax-break for Chattanooga farm team
• HB2886/SB2901 Provides $500M for Titans to build new stadium
• HB8002/SB8002 Provides $678,218,300 of taxpayer money for Ford to build an electric vehicle plant in W. TN
And here are the TLRC endorsed bills that Rep. Hardaway did not support:
• HB1137/SB1197 No restrictions on church activities in declared emergencies
• HB1749/SB2285 Court decisions de novo, not based on a state agency’s interpretation
• HB1867/SB1823 Vaccine exemptions protected
• HB1960/SB1884 No government vaccine mandates
• HB2067/SB2189 Would reduce number of votes necessary to keep a minor party on ballot
• 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 public high schools to teach virtues of capitalism and constitution
• HB2746/SB2188 Makes Ivermectin available over the counter
Democrat ideas and policies do not correspond with the TN or US constitutions. They do little to advance the well-being of their constituents or the population in general. They would do well to examine the motives of those by whom they are guided.
Average for All Members
Excludes LEA's from ability to use obscenity exception
Auditable paper trail voting machines
No government vaccine mandates
Protection for vaccine exemptions
No restrictions on church activities in emergencies
Provides money for the Titans to build a new stadium
Requires high schools to teach the virtues of capitalism
Redefines "obscene" to include educational material
Provide taxpayer money to Ford for the construction of an electric vehicle plant