Coley honored as Lawmaker of the Year by advocacy group

By Published: October 05, 2019 4:00 AM CT

The slaying of his Bolton High School teaching colleague in 2006 spurred state Rep. Jim Coley to focus much of his legislative career on toughening laws for domestic violence and then human trafficking.


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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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