Tennessee lawmakers offer 2018 legislative preview at ETSPJ luncheon

KNOXVILLE (ETSPJ) – Find out where your legislators stand — over a buffet lunch.

Our annual legislative preview and luncheon is an opportunity to engage with local state legislators and hear about priorities for the upcoming legislative session.

The luncheon is Saturday, Jan. 13, at Bearden Banquet Hall located at 5806 Kingston Pike, next to Buddy’s BBQ. 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.

The event is open to the public, but registration is required. The cost for lunch is $16 in advance and $20 at the door. The student fee is $8.

More: Register for the ETSPJ Legislative Luncheon

Journalists and the public can submit questions to a panel of legislators. Catherine Luther, director of the University of Tennessee School of Journalism and Electronic Media, will moderate the panel.

Confirmed legislators include:

  • Sen. Richard Briggs
  • Sen. Becky Massey
  • Rep. Roger Kane
  • Rep. Jason Zachary
  • Rep. Harry Brooks
  • Rep. Bill Dunn

More: Topics discussed at last year’s legislative luncheon


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