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Lt. Governor McNally says he supports a call for a special session

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Posted at 4:11 PM, Jun 19, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-19 17:11:55-04

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — The legislative session has ended, but there have been talks of a possible special session, which would put lawmakers back to work.

In a tweet, Lieutenant Governor Randy McNally said he supports a call for a special session to work on COVID-19 protections for businesses.

McNally said he discussed the possibility with Governor Lee and Senate Majority Leader Jack Johnson after a bill addressing liability was defeated.

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The measure would have protected businesses, nursing homes, and schools from legal action stemming from the coronavirus pandemic.