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Posted by: Barry Kolar on Aug 2, 2019

Republican State Rep. Bill Dunn has taken over the duties of the Speaker of the House following today’s resignation of Speaker Glen Casada, the Tennessee Journal reports. The Knoxville legislator, who is the body’s Speaker Pro Tem, will be in charge until a new leader is chosen Aug. 23 during a special session. The GOP Caucus has already selected Rep. Cameron Sexton to fill the post.