Tennessee bill would stop counties from reappointing expelled lawmakers

By , Daily Memphian Updated: February 21, 2024 6:00 PM CT | Published: February 21, 2024 5:02 PM CT

The bill is sponsored by state Rep. Johnny Garrett, one of the central figures who led the expulsion proceedings against state Reps. Justin Pearson, Justin Jones and Gloria Johnson last April.


Justin Pearson Tennessee House of Representatives Tennessee General Assembly
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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