Tennessee General Assembly

Mid-South News
6:00 am
Mon January 7, 2013

Capitol Hill Conversation: New Faces In Nashville

Tennessee's Statehouse in Nashville.

When the Tennessee General Assembly convenes this week, they’ll be many fresh faces in the crowd in Nashville, especially among the majority party. Half of Tennessee’s House Republicans have fewer than two years of experience. Among the new lawmakers, there are lawyers, military veterans, and even a preacher, but many describe themselves as small business owners. “That’s on both sides of the aisle,” said Blake Farmer who is covering the state Legislature for WPLN in Nashville.

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