Libertas Legislator Index Rankings
The following rating measures how consistently this legislator votes in support of individual liberty, private property, and free enterprise. To learn more, see the main index page.
To see the specific votes used to rank this legislator, click the link in the table above for any of the yearly percentages listed.
Sponsored Ranked Bills
This legislator was the sponsor of the following bills, which were ranked by Libertas Institute in their respective year's Legislator Index.
- SB148: Upstart Program Amendments (2014)
This bill extends the UPSTART program, a taxpayer-funded program whereby parents of preschool-age children can obtain free access to a private company's internet-based educational tools.
Libertas Institute opposed this bill. Many free or paid tools exist for parents to use to educate their children, and taxpayers should therefore not be compelled to pay for the offerings of one private company. Should parents be interested in this company's services, they should be required to pay for them themselves.
This bill passed the House 52-21 and passed the Senate 26-1. Libertas supports a "nay" vote.
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