NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Tennessee Rep. Bob Ramsey has been named the new chairman of the House State and Local Government Committee.
House Speaker Beth Harwell appointed the Maryville Republican on Monday.
Ramsey replaces Republican Rep. Curry Todd of Collierville, who stepped down from the position after being charged with drunken driving and carrying a loaded handgun while intoxicated last month.
Issues handled by the committee include taxing and raising revenue, and election laws.
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