Gov. Bill Lee was the only candidate last year with no previous political experience.
He touted his outsider status and business background as an advantage, promising to bring new perspectives to the office. But some recent hiccups point to how hard it can be going from running a business to a running a state.
In this episode of The Tri-Star State, WPLN political reporter Sergio Martínez-Beltrán and editor Chas Sisk give some insight into the steep learning curve that Lee and other new governors face.
Our ongoing conversations about Tennessee politics are available in The Tri-Star State podcast. You can listen by visiting wpln.org/tristar or subscribe using your favorite podcasting app.