- Associated Press - Tuesday, December 1, 2015

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Republican state Rep. Leigh Wilburn of Somerville is resigning from the Tennessee General Assembly.

Wilburn announced her decision in a letter to House Speaker Beth Harwell on Tuesday. The freshman lawmaker said she is stepping down one year into her term “due to unforeseen circumstances involving my immediate and extended family and my business.”

Her last day will be Dec. 31.

Wilburn is an attorney who succeeded state Rep. Barrett Rich after he retired in 2014.

Copyright © 2019 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times welcomes your comments on Spot.im, our third-party provider. Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.

 

Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide