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  • Statement from Gov. Bill Lee on Stephen West

    Tuesday, August 13, 2019 | 04:15pm

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Today, Tennessee Governor Bill Lee released the following statement regarding death row inmate Stephen West: “After thorough consideration of Stephen West’s request for clemency and a review of the case, the State of Tennessee’s sentence will stand, and I will not be intervening.”

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  • Gov. Lee Convenes Cabinet for Distressed County Summit

    Tuesday, August 13, 2019 | 10:00am

    LINDEN, Tenn. – Today, Tennessee Governor Bill Lee convened his cabinet for a meeting with local officials from Tennessee’s 15 distressed counties during the Governor’s Rural Opportunity Summit in Perry County. The meeting caps a state government-wide audit mandated under Executive Order 1 which examines how departments are serving rural areas, specifically distressed counties. Executive Order 1 also required departments to provide suggestions for improvements moving forward.

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  • Gov. Lee Appoints James Haltom to the Claims Commission

    Friday, August 09, 2019 | 03:30pm

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Today, Tennessee Governor Bill Lee appointed James Haltom to the Tennessee Claims Commission for the Middle Division. “I am proud to appoint James to the Claims Commission and value both his legal expertise and service to our country,” said Lee. “He will do an outstanding job in this role and we welcome him to the commission.”

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