Alexander Willis

Alexander Willis

Alexander Willis graduated from the University of North Texas in 2017, and afterwards spent four years as an associate editor and reporter for the Williamson Home Page - a publication based in Nashville - and covered everything from local politics to state government.

U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vermont, speaking at Nashville's Fisk University on Friday, May 2, 2023. (Photo: John Partipilo)

U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders rallies for minimum wage hike in Nashville

By: - June 3, 2023

U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vermont and state Rep. Justin Jones, D-Nashville held a rally at Nashville’s Fisk University pushing for Tennessee’s minimum wage to be increased to $17 an hour. “We default to $7.25, and we say you cannot survive off of $7.25,” Jones shouted to a packed crowd in the school’s gymnasium. “We are […]

Tennessee House Speaker Cameron Sexton discussed his priorities for the legislative session at a Jan. 24 meeting in Nashville. (Photo: Alexander Willis)

Tennessee House Speaker lays out legislative priorities in Nashville speech

By: - January 25, 2023

Tennessee House Speaker Cameron Sexton outlined his top legislative priorities for 2023 during a speech in Nashville Tuesday, among which were further reducing taxes on businesses, implementing toll lanes to mitigate the state’s traffic congestion issues, and integrating charter schools into the state’s education system. A guest speaker at the weekly meeting of the Economic Club of Nashville, […]