Ethics committee finds probable cause for removal of Tennessee Senator Katrina Robinson

Published: Jan. 19, 2022 at 5:33 PM CST
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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - Tennessee State Senator Katrina Robinson is preparing to defend her position in the legislature after an ethics committee found probable cause for her removal.

“The Senate Ethics Committee found probable cause for the removal of Senator Katrina Robinson as a member of the Senate,” said Lt. Governor Randy McNally regarding the upcoming hearing.

The purpose of Thursday’s meeting is for the committee to further discuss the charges against her and her criminal conviction, allow her to present a defense, and to decide whether to issue a formal recommendation to the full Senate on the matter.

Robinson released the statement below regarding the finding.

The Shelby County Legislative Democratic Caucus released the following letter of support for Robinson.

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