House barely passes voucher legislation after shocking deadlock, vote flipping

By , Daily Memphian Updated: April 23, 2019 4:32 PM CT | Published: April 22, 2019 6:03 PM CT

NASHVILLE – The House of Representatives barely passed Gov. Bill Lee’s voucher legislation after a historic 40-minute deadlock Tuesday that saw one member flip his vote to push the bill to passage by the narrowest of margins.


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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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