Gearing up for the 111th General Assembly

An Editorial by Senator Ken Yager

The 111th General Assembly has begun with many changes and new faces among the leadership in Tennessee’s state government.  The Senate has completed its organizational session to elect officers and organize the business of the 2019-2020 legislative sessions.  The highlight of the organizational session was the inauguration of Governor Bill Lee, which is a duty prescribed to the General Assembly by the State Constitution.  I was honored to play a role in the ceremony as a member of the committee to escort Governor Lee to the inauguration.

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