Governor says education savings accounts for state’s ‘legal residents’

By , Daily Memphian Updated: April 02, 2019 12:39 PM CT | Published: April 02, 2019 12:22 PM CT

Gov. Bill Lee defended the legality of his education savings account bill Tuesday but acknowledged for the first time it is set up to provide funds to “legal residents,” a matter being challenged by opponents of the legislation.

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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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