|Published: 9:30 AM, 08/19/2013
||Last updated: 9:30 AM, 08/19/2013
Author: Tommy Millsaps
Source: The Monroe County Advocate
10th Judicial District Attorney General
Steve Bebb says he is ready to take on those seeking to remove him
According to published reports, a state
House investigative panel will recommend House Speaker Beth Harwell
appoint a committee to come up with specific charges seeking Bebb's
removal from office when the Tennessee General Assembly begins its
next legislative session in January.
Bebb has been under fire since a series
of investigative reports in the Chattanooga Times Free Press began a
year ago raised questions about his ethics and competence as the top
prosecutor for Monroe, McMinn, Polk and Bradley counties.
Bebb has held his tongue at times, not
responding to every report. However, the district attorney general
said Thursday he his ready to take on his accusers and limited his
statement to that.
"I am ready for a hearing," Bebb
told The Advocate & Democrat. "Bring your witnesses and I will
See full story in the Sunday, Aug. 18, edition of The Advocate & Democrat.
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