Controlling House Republicans hold secret meeting to discuss budget

By , Daily Memphian Updated: March 19, 2020 2:28 PM CT | Published: March 19, 2020 1:53 PM CT

House Republicans met secretly Thursday and agreed to cut nearly $1 billion from the state budget but leave education voucher funding in place. Teacher pay raises would be cut by half. 

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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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