Serving Hohenwald, Lewis County Tennessee Since 1898

Senator Joey Hensley, MD

Series: Tennessee 28th District Update | Story 165

The 113th General Assembly has adjourned for 2024, and it was a very successful year. We have taken measures for Tennessee to be a better place to live, work and to raise a family. This is some of the legislation that was passed during this session.

Dr. Benjamin Mauck Act – A new law, which I sponsored, increases penalties for assault in a healthcare facility. On July 11, 2023, Dr. Benjamin Mauck was shot point blank three times in his Collierville medical facility. One week prior, his life had been threatened by the individual who savagely murdered him. The law enhances the punishment for ass...


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