Governor backs bill pulling subpoena power from police oversight boards

By Updated: February 05, 2019 3:55 PM CT | Published: February 05, 2019 3:55 PM CT

Gov. Bill Lee says he favors pulling the ability to compel testimony from police oversight committees, even though Knoxville's board has had that authority for 20 years without incident. 


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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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