BREAKING: State Rep. Charles Sargent, Powerful Chairman of House Finance Committee, Will Not Seek Re-Election

Tennessee Star

State Rep. Charles Sargent (R-Franklin), the powerful chairman of the House Finance Committee, announced on Thursday that he will not seek re-election. “It has been my honor and pleasure to serve the citizens of the 61st District for the last 21 years. I would not trade that experience but circumstances…

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Rebecca Burke Working to Plan Next Tennessee Star Constitution Bee

Rebecca Burke has a passion for the U.S. Constitution and wants to help young people understand why it is so important. With others, she is already helping to plan the second Tennessee Star Constitution Bee. The inaugural bee was held Saturday, with sixteen students competing. Sponsored by the Polk Foundation, the event…

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WTN’s Michael DelGiorno Endorses Rebecca Burke in GOP Primary Challenge to State Rep. Charles Sargent

WTN 99.7 talk radio host Michael DelGiorno made political news again on Friday when he endorsed Republican State Executive Committeewoman Rebecca Burke of Franklin for the Republican nomination in the Tennessee House of Representatives District 61 primary. Burke announced on Thursday that she is challenging 20 plus year incumbent State…

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Conservative Activist Rebecca Burke Announces GOP Primary Challenge to State Rep. Charles Sargent

On Thursday conservative activist and Republican State Executive Committee member Rebecca Burke announced she is a candidate for the Republican nomination to represent the 61st District in the Tennessee House of Representatives, a seat that is currently held by State Rep. Charles Sargent (R-Franklin). The district represents parts of Franklin…

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