Gilmore Elected State Director for Women in Government

State Rep. Brenda Gilmore, D-Nashville, has been elected a state director within Women in Government, a group advocating for women serving in state legislatures. WDEF News 12 reports that Gilmore was elected by her female colleagues in the Tennessee General Assembly to identify key issues, policies and priorities on which the national group should focus. Gilmore said yesterday in a press release that she is humbled to have been chosen, and that she wants to work to ensure more women are elected to public office in Tennessee.