Representative files resolution to oust Byrd from Legislature

By Updated: August 05, 2019 5:38 PM CT | Published: August 05, 2019 5:38 PM CT

A Knoxville House member filed legislation Monday to expel state Rep. David Byrd from the General Assembly over allegations of sexual misconduct with high school basketball girls 30 years ago.

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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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