Legislature’s tornado reaction turns political amid death, destruction

By , Daily Memphian Updated: March 05, 2020 8:36 PM CT | Published: March 05, 2020 5:38 PM CT

Democrats say Tennessee’s controlling Republicans took care of Gov. Bill Lee’s permitless carry and anti-abortion initiatives even though a terrible tornado killed people across the state and left a path of destruction.


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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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