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Anti-annexation bill delayed in Tennessee Senate

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Tennessee senator Bo Watson Source: Times Free Press Tennessee senator Bo Watson Source: Times Free Press

NASHVILLE, TN (Times Free Press) — A controversial anti-annexation measure was delayed this morning until Monday.

Sen. Bo Watson, R-Hixson, the bill's sponsor, agreed to postpone debate on the bill at the request of Sen. Steve Dickerson, R-Nashville.

The bill originally required that cities wishing to annex new territory must first hold a referendum for people living in the affected area.

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