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Posted by: Katharine Heriges on Aug 23, 2019

Tennessee House members in the 111th General Assembly today elected their second speaker of the year, as Cameron Sexton officially took over as leader of the chamber, the Tennessean reports. Sexton made changes to some key leadership positions, appointing Rep. Curtis Johnson, R-Clarksville, to Deputy Speaker, as well as to the head of the Ethics Committee. Rep. David Hawk is set to lead the TennCare Subcommittee, while Rep. Gary Hicks will lead the Finance Subcommittee. Rep. Ryan Williams will now take the position of chair of the Life and Health Insurance Subcommittee.