Sexton promises to end ‘kill list’ as House Speaker

By Updated: July 24, 2019 2:01 PM CT | Published: July 24, 2019 10:54 AM CT

With a promise to give lawmakers more freedom, Cameron Sexton of Crossville vaulted to victory Wednesday as House Speaker-select, a month ahead of a special session to replace resigning Speaker Glen Casada.


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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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