Bill Lee’s State of the State highlights his priorities despite vocal opposition

By , Daily Memphian Updated: February 07, 2023 12:31 PM CT | Published: February 06, 2023 8:27 PM CT

“The state of our beloved state is prosperous, hopeful, and unrivaled,” Lee said. Doctors stood outside the state House chamber protesting a bill that bans gender-affirming care for transgender youth.


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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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