Byrd could face expulsion vote in pending legislative special session

Waynesboro Republican accused of sexual misconduct as a coach in the 1980s

By , Daily Memphian Published: June 16, 2019 5:50 PM CT

The House of Representatives could use a special session this summer to replace House Speaker Glen Casada and to expel state Rep. David Byrd, who is accused of sexual misconduct by three women who played basketball for him at Wayne County High 30 years ago.


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Sam Stockard

Sam Stockard

Sam Stockard is a Nashville-based reporter with more than 30 years of journalism experience as a writer, editor and columnist covering the state Legislature and Tennessee politics for The Daily Memphian.

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