9.19.14 News Constitution Day
Nicholas Rhodes • The Daily Beacon

Dean of College of Law Doug Blaze, center, hosts a discussion between former Governor Phil Bredesen (left) and Governor Bill Haslam (right) Sept. 18.

Amendment 2 voting to commence in October

To amend or not to amend: that's what's on the ballot Nov. 4.

The Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy hosted a round table discussion Wednesday between Governor Bill Haslam and former governor, Phil Bredesen, to celebrate the 227th anniversary of the signing of the U.S. Constitution.

Moderated by Dean of College of Law Doug Blaze, the discussion focused on Amendment 2, a proposed change to the Tennessee Constitution up for a vote this November. If passed, the amendment would allow the governor to appoint supreme court judges and other state appellate court judges, after ...