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Posted by: Stacey Shrader Joslin on Jan 20, 2021

Rep. Mike Carter, R-Ooltewah, is back in Nashville after battles with COVID-19 and pancreatic cancer, Chattanoogan.com reports. Carter, an attorney and former judge who was diagnosed with the cancer last fall, recently spent several days in the hospital after getting the coronavirus. He will serve as chair of the House Civil Justice Committee for the new session. Speaking about his return to Nashville, Carter said, “I feel blessed to be back in Nashville representing the people of District 29,” and “honored that Speaker Sexton has entrusted me to serve in this important role."