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APNewsBreak: Lee spurned paperwork in building first Cabinet

Apr. 30, 2019 12:34 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — More than half of Republican Gov. Bill Lee's newly appointed cabinet members, including his education czar and Tennessee's Medicaid chief, didn't submit applications or provide any documents outlining why they deserved the jobs he gave them. The Associated Press reviewed all the...

Lee slowly shies away from reporters in first 100 days

Apr. 29, 2019 7:30 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee has steadily reduced his availability for media questions during his first 100 days in office and instead has increased his use of photo-only events throughout the state. His diminishing access emerged in a review by The Associated Press of the Republican's...