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Gov. Bill Lee delivering his 2021 State of the State Address.  Photo Credit: GovBillLee Flickr

Gov. Bill Lee Announces January 31 for State of the State Address

Governor Bill Lee’s State of the State address will be Monday, January 31 at 7 p.m. ET/6 p.m. CT. The annual address is a critical part of the legislative process since the Administration announces its policy and legislative priorities. The State of the State also marks the official release of the first draft of the … Continued


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2022 Tennessee Legislative Session Begins

Tennessee Legislative Session Begins Tennessee lawmakers returned to Nashville on Tuesday for the second year of the 112th General Assembly. Most of the attention was focused on the once-a-decade redistricting process, with the House and the Senate releasing their draft redistricting plans this week. The final version will require legislative approval from both chambers and … Continued




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