“Under the existing formula, we fund processes. We fund bureaucracies. We don’t fund the kids,” Johnson said. “Gov. Lee is saying, ‘We need a student-centered funding system.”
Senate Majority Leader ‘Fighting Jack Johnson’ Weighs in on Mask Mandate Stay Ruling
Tennessee State Senate Majority Leader Jack Johnson Criticizes ‘Judicial Overreach’ Against Ban on Mask Mandates
Tennessee Senate Majority Leader Jack Johnson (R-Franklin) on Monday criticized a ruling from a Tennessee judge, which halted a new law that prevented mask mandates in schools. Calling the decision “judicial overreach,” Johnson argued that U.S. District Judge Waverly Crenshaw of the Middle District of Tennessee stepped outside his boundaries.