Governor could acquiesce to loss of emergency powers

By , Daily Memphian Published: October 09, 2020 4:00 AM CT
<strong>Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee (shown during a July news conference in Nashville) said this week he supports the state Legislature reviewing executive powers to determine whether changes should be made.</strong> (Mark Humphrey/Associated Press file)

Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee (shown during a July news conference in Nashville) said this week he supports the state Legislature reviewing executive powers to determine whether changes should be made. (Mark Humphrey/Associated Press file)

Gov. Bill Lee agrees the state Legislature should review the executive branch’s executive powers during a state of emergency and appears willing to give up some of the office’s authority.

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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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