Republican from Tennessee
First elected to the Tennessee House of Representatives in 2002, Gresham won election to the Tennessee Senate in 2008 and represents Chester, Crockett, Fayette, Hardeman, Hardin, Haywood, McNairy and Wayne counties. She is from Somerville, which is about 30 miles east of Memphis, and chairs the senate's education committee.
Recent statements involving Dolores Gresham
"I didn’t try to push" a bill to reduce lottery scholarship proceeds for students.
Recent stories featuring Dolores Gresham
When the Tennessee Lottery on Monday reported another record year of revenues, everyone from all parties said they were pleased.
But as our ruling from March points out, there is a definite difference in opinion on whether the lottery should be considered in good financial health and how much of the proceeds and massive reserve fund should go toward helping students fund college tuition.
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