Senate allows Forrest Day observance to continue but lets governor wash his hands

By , Daily Memphian Updated: June 10, 2020 4:27 PM CT | Published: June 10, 2020 12:06 PM CT

Tennessee will observe Nathan Bedford Forrest Day on July 13, but the governor won’t have to sign a proclamation recognizing the observance under legislation passed by the Senate Wednesday.

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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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