The man tasked with helping lead Tennessee through the COVID-19 pandemic is stepping away from public office. Stuart McWhorter will leave state government at the end of the month for a position at his alma mater, Clemson University. McWhorter is head of the state’s COVID-19 Unified Command. He previously led Tennessee’s Department of Finance and was CEO of the Nashville Entrepreneur Center. More: Tennessee Wants […]
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The world is at war with the coronavirus. So, the state of Tennessee is organizing something like a military response with what they are dubbing as the COVID-19 Unified Command.
Amid the coronavirus pandemic, Gov. Bill Lee is walking backs some of his biggest new spending priorities for the year and diverting some of that money into fighting COVID-19 and helping with tornado recovery.
Rep. Sabi Kumar says this is meant to unite Tennesseans who are divided over the bust of the Confederate general.
New details about one of Gov. Bill Lee’s education initiatives are raising some eyebrows in the legislature. Lee recently announced his plan to create a $250 million K-12 mental health trust fund.
There’s going to be a new debate next year about the future of the bust of Nathan Bedford Forrest in the Tennessee Capitol. The announcement came on Wednesday afternoon after pleas from activists — and some Republican lawmakers.