Gov. Bill Lee

A top official in Texas has been tapped to lead Tennessee's Department of Education.

Gov.-elect Bill Lee announced today that Penny Schwinn, the chief deputy commissioner of academics for the Texas Education Agency, will be the state's next education commissioner.


Tennessee's newly elected Gov. Bill Lee unveiled one of his most high-profile cabinet positions Thursday, announcing the appointment of an education commissioner touted for her education reform work.

Bill Lee, via Facebook

Tennessee Gov.-elect Bill Lee has announced four new appointments to his cabinet as he prepares to take over the top statewide office.

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The company chaired by Tennessee's newly elected governor is denying allegations it wrongfully terminated an employee who requested medical leave.

Bill Lee, via Facebook

A day after securing enough votes to become Tennessee's next governor, Republican Bill Lee says he will soon reveal his top policy proposals and cabinet selections as he transitions into the office.