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  • Gov. Bill Lee Appoints Carma Dennis McGee to Court of Appeals

    Wednesday, April 10, 2019 | 03:00pm

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Today, Tennessee Governor Bill Lee appointed Carma Dennis McGee to the Tennessee Court of Appeals, Western Section. She will replace Judge Brandon O. Gibson who was appointed as a Senior Advisor in the Office of Governor earlier this year. McGee, 48, has served as the Chancellor of the 24th Judicial District since 2014. Prior to becoming Chancellor, she practiced law as partner in the firm of McGee & Dennis. She also served as a Rule 31 Listed Family Mediator for ten years. “Chancellor McGee’s experience and knowledge will make her an excellent judge on the Court of Appeals,” said Lee. “Tennessee is fortunate to have her in the Western Section, and I am grateful she has accepted this high honor.”

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  • Gov. Bill Lee Works with General Assembly to Temporarily Reinstate Paper-Based Student Testing in 2019-2020 School Year

    Friday, April 05, 2019 | 08:51am

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Today, Tennessee Governor Bill Lee announced that his administration, in coordination with the Tennessee General Assembly, is temporarily reinstating paper-based assessments for students in the 2019-2020 school year. “We must ensure the utmost quality in our annual assessment,” said Lee. “Commissioner Schwinn and her team at the Department of Education are doing outstanding work to get testing on the right track, and we thank the General Assembly for their thoughtful approach on this matter.”

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  • Gov. Lee’s School Choice Agenda Gains Momentum in Tennessee General Assembly

    Wednesday, March 20, 2019 | 06:29pm

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Today, Tennessee Governor Bill Lee’s charter school bill passed in both the Tennessee General Assembly House and Senate education committees just one day after Gov. Lee’s education savings account proposal advanced from the House curriculum subcommittee. “With the legislature’s hard work, school choice has momentum and we are working together to put students first and strengthen our public education system,” said Lee. “Low-income students deserve the same opportunities and we have a bold plan that levels the playing field while also focusing improvement on the lowest-performing school districts.”

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  • 66th Annual YMCA Youth & Government Conference

    April 12, 2019
    11:30 am 

    Tennessee State Capitol, House Chamber

    600 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd

    Nashville, TN

    11:30 a.m. CST

    MEDIA – Open, Photo only

  • Sumner Co. Reagan Day Dinner

    April 13, 2019
    5:00 pm 

    Bluegrass Yacht & Country Club

    550 Johnny Cash Pkwy

    Hendersonville, TN

    5:00 p.m. CST

    MEDIA – Open, Photo only