Attorney General advises Election Finance Registry to vote again on Towns settlement

By Updated: July 01, 2020 8:01 AM CT | Published: June 29, 2020 12:52 PM CT

The Tennessee Registry of Election Finance is set to take another vote July 8 to reduce civil penalties against state Rep. Joe Towns after the Attorney General's Office advised it to reaffirm what critics are calling “secret” action that led to an open meetings lawsuit.

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Joe Towns Bill Young Registry of Election Finance Deborah Fisher
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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