Senator Joey Hensley, MD: Tennessee 28th District Capitol Hill Week in Review
October 28, 2021
General Assembly passes transformational legislation cementing Tennessee’s place as a leader in electric vehicle production
A special session of the Tennessee General Assembly closed on Wednesday after lawmakers approved legislation addressing funding and oversight of Ford Motor Company’s historic $5.6 billion investment at the state’s Megasite in West Tennessee. Ford and SK Innovation are set to build a 3,600-acre mega campus called “Blue Oval City” where production of next generation all-electric F Series trucks will begin in 2025.
Tennessee claims nearly 40 percent of the Sout...