Kurt Winstead’s Democrat Lobbyist Wife Won’t Deny Reports of Campaign Influence and Lobbying in Favor of Anti-Carpetbagger Residency Bill

Multiple sources tell The Tennessee Star that TN-5 candidate Kurt Winstead’s wife Beth Winstead, who many describe as a Democrat lobbyist, advocated in favor of the three-year residency law which mandates that candidates in federal race in Tennessee must be residents of the state for three years in order to qualify to be on a partisan primary ballot.

That residency law passed both the state House and state Senate overwhelming in late March and became law without Governor Lee’s signature. The Tennessee Secretary of State’s office later said that legislation would not take effect for the 2022 elections.

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Tennessee House Speaker Cameron Sexton Comments on Titans Stadium Investment, Residency Bill, and School Funding Status

Monday morning on The Tennessee Star Report, host Leahy welcomed Tennessee House Speaker Cameron Sexton to the newsmaker line to discuss the Titan Stadium upgrades, residency bill, and school funding status.

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