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Gubernatorial Candidate Bill Lee To Speak At Nashville Event Monday

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Gubernatorial candidate Bill Lee will be the guest Monday at Tim Skow’s First Tuesday event.

Yes, it will be on Monday.

Lee, a successful Williamson County businessman vying for the GOP nomination, has been busy traveling around Tennessee on a tractor, after having traveled the state in his campaign RV. Through his travels, Lee, who has never held elected office, intends to get a better understanding of the concerns of Tennesseans.

Topics likely to be discussed at Monday’s event include the gas tax passed earlier this year by the state legislature, medical marijuana, judicial reform and education topics such as vouchers and funding higher education.

Lee serves on the Tennessee Higher Education Commission and the board of trustees for Belmont University. He has also has served on the board of various community and Christian ministry programs.

At Monday’s event, there also will be a chance for guests to ask Lee questions on the topic of their choosing.

Other Republican candidates in the 2018 gubernatorial race include Knoxville businessman Randy Boyd, state House Speaker Beth Harwell (R-Nashville), U.S. Rep. Diane Black (R-TN-6), and former state Sen. Mae Beavers (R-Mt. Juliet), who recently resigned from the legislature to focus on her gubernatorial campaign. Democratic candidates are former Nashville Mayor Karl Dean and state House Minority Leader Craig Fitzhugh (D-Ripley).

Doors open at 11 a.m. Monday, Sept. 11 at Waller Law at 511 Union Street, 27th floor, in downtown Nashville. Lunch starts at 11:30 a.m., with the program starting at noon and ending at 1 p.m. However, Lee plans to stay past 1 p.m. to answer any additional questions people might have.

Cost is $20 for members and $25 for guests. Visit 1sttuesdaynashville.com for more information.

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