Sen. Beverly Marrero wears many hats. But as of Nov. 6, she’ll be wearing one less.
After 10 years in the Legislature, Marrero lost her bid for re-election to her Memphis district in last month’s Democratic primary against Sen. Jim Kyle.
Although Marrero said she’d like to be remembered for standing up for women, the environment and people with disabilities, she also realizes people will probably also remember her for her hats.
“It takes a little bit of nerve to wear a hat,” she told TNReport. She was back in Nashville last week beginning to clean out her legislative office.
She says people tend to feel more comfortable around her when she’s donning one of her many hats that she transports in boxes between her Memphis district and the state Capitol.
Here’s some more of what she hat, er, had to say: