Doug Overby

Courting Conflicts

by Editorial Staff on August 2, 2012

The governor has chosen the members of a special court to determine a lawsuit in which he himself is named as a defendant. The case on appeal is John Jay Hooker’s challenge to the “Tennessee Plan” for selecting judges.


The House GOP Caucus chairwoman insists she’s in little trouble of being voted out of office, but she now has both the governor and the Senate speaker running to her defense. Lt. Gov. Ron Ramsey said he is joining the crowd of high-ranking Republicans to back the embattled Rep. Debra Maggart, who has become a […]


Press Release from State Sen. Doug Overbey (R-Maryville) and Rep. Debra Maggart (R-Hendersonville), Jan. 26, 2011: (NASHVILLE, TN), January 26, 2011 — State Senator Doug Overbey (R-Maryville) and Representative Debra Maggart (R-Hendersonville) have introduced legislation designed to attack the growing problem of child prostitution and human trafficking in Tennessee.  The legislation would enhance penalties against […]