Gov. Lee, Haslam, & Bredesen to discuss national debt in bipartisan group’s Stewardship Series


File-This Nov. 10, 2020, file photo shows Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee speaks with reporters in Nashville, Tenn. Lee has tweeted that his wife has mild symptoms of COVID-19 after testing positive for the coronavirus. The Republican governor said Saturday, Dec. 19, 2020, that he has tested negative for the virus but will be quarantined at the Governor’s Residence out of an abundance of caution. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File)

TENNESSEE (WATE) — Tennessee Governor Bill Lee along with former governors Bill Haslam and Phil Bredesen are set to discuss national debt in Nashville during a bipartisan group’s event.

Tennessee’s last three governors will discuss national debt in the bipartisan group, Millennial Debt Foundation’s Stewardship Series.

This will be a one-hour virtual event from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. (Central) on Thursday, March 11. The three will be reportedly discuss the consequences of national debt and why stewardship at the state level is key for a stable, growing economy.

“Between our January launch of the Stewardship Series in Austin and the time we convene in Nashville, the national debt is likely to increase by another $2 trillion,” said MDF Founder Weston Wamp. “Tennessee, like Texas, is a state where sound fiscal policy and good stewardship of the state economy has blossomed under conservative fiscal policies of all three governors, and we are honored to have these distinguished leaders join us.”

You can register and learn more about The Millennial Debt Foundation’s Stewardship Series, Conversations Across America on the Consequences of Debt, here.

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