Tag: Jamie Woodson

Who will evaluate the evaluations?

As announced by Gov. Bill Haslam today, SCORE, the organization founded by former U.S. Sen. Bill Frist, and headed by former state Sen. Jamie Woodson, has been asked to conduct a formal assessment of the teacher evaluation process that was

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Democrat joins Senate District 6 race

Knox County Democratic Party chair Gloria Johnson has decided to enter the special election for the Sixth Senate District seat vacated last month by former Sen. Jamie Woodson. Three Republican candidates are running in their party’s primary. Victoria DeFreese, Becky

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Brooks and Dunn among potential Woodson replacement contenders

No, this is not the same as Tim McGraw making noises about running for governor, or Hank Williams Jr. threatening to challenge U.S. Sen. Bob Corker. We’re talking about Reps. Harry Brooks and Bill Dunn, whose names appear among several

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Pro Bo

Following Thursday’s announcement that Senate Speaker Pro Tem Jamie Woodson will step down in July, Lt. Gov. Ron Ramsey today announced that he has appointed Sen. Bo Watson (R-Hixson) to succeed her. From a press release: “It is rare that

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