Representative David Byrd: District 71 Capitol Hill Update
July 30, 2020
Tennessee General Assembly passes legislation to mitigate effects of COVID-19 in one of the toughest budget years in state history
The second session of the 111th Tennessee General Assembly adjourned on June 19, 2020 to become a part of Tennessee history. The session began with the introduction of a spending plan by Governor Lee who laid out a bold vision for Tennessee. It focused on significant improvements in mental health, early childhood literacy, teacher pay raises, criminal justice reform, rural development, and continuing the state’s robust job growth...