Senator Joey Hensley, MD; Tennessee 28th District Capitol Hill Week in Review
January 27, 2022
General Assembly starts 2022 legislative session with Redistricting
The Tennessee State Senate on Jan. 20 voted in favor of new Senate and Congressional redistricting maps for Tennessee. The votes followed a lengthy and transparent process of gathering and considering input from stakeholders throughout the state. The new Senate map balances the federal mandate of “one person, one vote” with the state constitutional mandate not to split counties. In the new Senate map, there are just nine county splits, and a historically low deviation among districts of 6.1%...