Lawmakers question voucher legislation’s constitutionality

By , Daily Memphian Updated: March 30, 2019 2:16 PM CT | Published: March 30, 2019 12:50 PM CT

State Reps. Antonio Parkinson and Jim Coley say Gov. Bill Lee's education savings account plan will likely face legal challenges because of a provision making unlawfully present students ineligible for the state funds.

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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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