Senator Bo Watson gets new responsibilities in Nashville

NASHVILLE (WDEF) – Senator Bo Watson from Chattanooga is benefiting from changes in the state legislature.

New Lt. Governor Randy McNally announced committee assignments on Thursday.

Senator Watson will replace McNally as chairman of the powerful Finance, Ways and Means committee.

“Having served as first vice-chair, Bo Watson has the experience and know-how to chair our Finance committee,” said Lt. Governor McNally. “From his expert handling of the Budget Subcommittee to his methodical and informative bill review sessions, Sen. Watson has proved time and again that he has a sophisticated understanding of the budget process and many other issues. He is a fiscal conservative in every respect. He will do what needs to be done to ensure our budget remains balanced, our economy strong and our credit remains “Triple A” rated. I have every confidence he will be an outstanding Finance, Ways and Means Chairman.”

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