TNGOP Statement on End of Legislative Session

Nashville, Tenn. – May 10, 2017 – Tennessee Republican Party Chairman Scott Golden released the following statement on the ending of the legislative session of the Tennessee General Assembly:

Today marks the end of another successful legislative session at the Tennessee General Assembly. The success of the legislature would not be possible if not for the leadership of Governor Haslam, Lieutenant Governor McNally and Speaker Harwell.”

This session has produced results including passing a balanced budget, expanding the Tennessee Promise to include access to education for more Tennesseans and fully funding road and infrastructure projects while instituting a 20% tax cut for food sales and reducing business taxes on manufacturing by over $100 million. Our State Representatives and Senators put in the tough work of making Tennessee a better place to live, raise a family and start a business.