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Annual Legislative Preview set for Saturday, Jan. 16
Find out where your legislators stand on issues important to you — over a buffet lunch.
East Tennessee Society of Professional Journalists will host its annual Legislative Luncheon Saturday, Jan. 16, at Bearden Banquet Hall (5806 Kingston Pike, next to Buddy’s BBQ). The doors will open at 11:30 a.m., serving line starts at 11:45 a.m. and we’ll get the program underway by noon.
Journalists and the public can submit questions to a panel of legislators. WBIR’s John Becker will moderate the discussion.
Confirmed legislatures include:
Rep. Harry Brooks
Rep. Martin Daniel
Rep. Bill Dunn
Rep. Roger Kane
Rep. Jimmy Matlock
Rep. Bob Ramsey
Rep. Eddie Smith
Rep. Jason Zachary
Sen. Richard Briggs
Sen. Becky Massey
Sen. Randy McNally
Sen. Ken Yager
Cost for lunch is $18 in advance for SPJ members, $20 in advance for non-SPJ members.and $22 at the door. There is no cost to attend the event if you’re not eating.