House sets controversial rules as General Assembly begins special session

By , Daily Memphian Updated: August 22, 2023 6:05 AM CT | Published: August 21, 2023 7:58 PM CT

In addition to limiting public access, the Tennessee House of Representatives listed consequences for members who breach decorum during the special legislative session that began Monday, Aug. 21.

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Ian Round

Ian Round

Ian Round is The Daily Memphian’s state government reporter based in Nashville. He came to Tennessee from Maryland, where he reported on local politics for Baltimore Brew. He earned a master’s degree in journalism from the University of Maryland in December 2019.


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