Flowers Resigns From Bredesen's Cabinet

Nashville (AP) -- Commerce and Insurance Commissioner Paula A. Flowers announced Monday she will leave Governor Bredesen's cabinet to return to the private sector.

Bredesen was re-elected to a second term last month.

Flowers, an attorney from Monterey, was special counsel to the TennCare Oversight Division before being named Commissioner.

She said in a statement that she's proud of the work accomplished at the department.

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