The SGA bus traveling to Nashville was canceled for Thursday and Friday
after the Tennessee General Assembly announced it will call a recess
Thursday morning and reconvene Tuesday.
UT-Knoxville students visited with legislators outside the Senate chamber
Thursday morning beginning at 7:30 to try to get the most out of their
visit before returning to Knoxville.
"We've gotten positive feedback, but somehow we are going to have to get
students to make phone calls," said SGA President Will Carver. "We will try
to have a bus on Tuesday, but bus or no bus, we are going to be cranking up
phone calls big time."
Carver said legislative secretaries were calculating votes for and against
tax reform, and that he and his pro-tax reform group of students were
getting beaten 3 to 1.
"Higher education is going to get more money," Carver added.
He also praised students who gave up time in Knoxville to visit
"They have done an incredible job," he said, "and have been well-recognized
Bus trip canceled for session recess
Published: Thu Nov 04, 1999 | Modified: Sat Aug 06, 2005 02:02 p.m.