Governmental Affairs Committee

The TBA Governmental Affairs Committee is involved in one of the core missions of the association – advocacy for the profession and for our system of justice.

Chair
Smith Harris Carr
511 Union St Ste 710
Nashville, TN 37219
(615)255-2643
Immediate Past Chair
Gullett Sanford Robinson &...
150 Third Ave So., Ste 1700
Nashville, TN 37201
(615)244-4994

Republican National Committee to Hold Annual Meeting in Tennessee

The Republican National Committee will hold its annual summer meeting in Nashville the year, the Nashville Post reports. The event will be held at the Gaylord Opryland Hotel Aug. 22 - 25, and will welcome members, staff and party leadership. Keynote speakers have not yet been announced, but similar events this year have hosted big names, such as U.S. Vice President Mike Pence.
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Theft Case Dismissed Against Former State Rep. Curry Todd

The misdemeanor theft case against former State Rep. Curry Todd was dismissed on Friday, after the victim of the campaign sign theft, former State Rep. Mark Lovell, failed to show up in court, The Commercial Appeal reports. Todd faced charges of theft for allegedly stealing Lovell’s campaign signs during their battle in the Republican primary for the District 95 house seat. Lovell won the election but resigned from his seat early this year after being accused of sexual harassment.
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