Governor Lee asking utilities, insurance providers for flexibility during State of Emergency

Governor Bill Lee is asking utilities to prohibit disconnections for non-payment and insurance providers for flexibility over non-payment during the State of Emergency due to the COVID-19 virus.

During a media briefing Tuesday, Governor Lee announced he’d filed an emergency petition with the Tennessee Public Utility Commission.

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Governor Lee has also delayed the deadline for franchise and excise business taxes to July 15th.