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They’re Off! Warren Files; Casada to Resign

They’re Off! Warren Files; Casada to Resign

Jeff Warren, who may have been the first person, several months ago, to float a City Council candidacy for the 2019 Memphis general election,

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Lammey, Casada, Michael Harris Face Potential Threats to Their Jobs

Lammey, Casada, Michael Harris Face Potential Threats to Their Jobs

It was a 12-0 vote on the Shelby County Commission on Monday to support the pending possible censure by the Tennessee Board of Judicial

The Casada Controversy

The Casada Controversy

In the wake of a chaotic close to the legislative session, crisis continues to swirl on Capitol Hill in Nashville. UPDATE: Tennessee Firearms Association calls for ouster of GOP House Speaker Glen Casada..
In the wake of a chaotic close to the legislative session, crisis continues to swirl on Capitol Hill in Nashville. UPDATE: Several Republican legislators, and the Tennessee Firearms Association, a pro-gun group with close ties to Republicans, urge GOP Speaker Glen Casada's ouster..

Harris’ Shelby County Budget Likely to be Impacted by Vouchers

Harris’ Shelby County Budget Likely to be Impacted by Vouchers

On Monday, Shelby County Mayor Lee Harris hastily scheduled an appearance before the Shelby County Commission to present an addition to the day's agenda

Flipping the Switch on a New Solar Farm in Millington

Flipping the Switch on a New Solar Farm in Millington

An event took place this week that demonstrated what can happen when the usual political, economic, and jurisdictional lines are set aside for a

Strickland Leads Mayoral Fund-raising Race; TN Lege Rushes to Close

The four declared candidates for Memphis mayor all released their first-quarter financial disclosures last week, and there was no surprise on the matter of

Shelby County Democrats: The Gang That Couldn’t Shoot Straight. Again.

Shelby County Democrats: The Gang That Couldn’t Shoot Straight. Again.

In August, 2016, Tennessee  Democratic Party chair Mary Mancini announced that the state party executive committee had voted to disband the Shelby County Democratic

Shelby Democrats to Elect New Chairman; “Bathroom Bill” Peters Out

Shelby Democrats to Elect New Chairman; “Bathroom Bill” Peters Out

Shelby County Democrats have a contest on their hands for the chairmanship of the party. In party caucuses at White Station High School last

Commission Splits on Party Lines on Minimum-Wage Proposal Vote

Commission Splits on Party Lines on Minimum-Wage Proposal Vote

There was a moment at Monday's meeting of the Shelby County Commission when county Mayor Lee Harris seemed to be at variance with his

Clerb May Get a Legislative Windfall; “Bathroom Bill” Redux

Clerb May Get a Legislative Windfall; “Bathroom Bill” Redux

NASHVILLE — That old saying about ill winds blowing somebody some good applies to the version of the community oversight bill passed on Monday

Tami Sawyer Won’t Wait; Enters Memphis Mayoral Race

Tami Sawyer Won’t Wait; Enters Memphis Mayoral Race

It has been no secret that Tami Sawyer is disinclined to wait on events. Clearly, the progressive activist and first-term Shelby County commissioner would

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Casada Backs Down, Will Resign


Harris Conducts Smooth First Meeting as Dems’ Chair; Other Local Officers Elected

Exec Committee member Memula successfully moves for future meeting to consider disqualification of the chairman for professional misconduct issues and a new election.

New Filing: The Background Papers of the Michael Harris Case

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Reader Comments

Casada Backs Down, Will Resign

Cary N Lou Melton: The sooner the better. What an embarrassment for TN and the GOP. »

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County Commission Backs Censure of Judge Lammey

Jackson Baker: Simon, you must have misread the article, which was fairly bare-bones and straightforward. It was the Shelby County Commission that »

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County Commission Backs Censure of Judge Lammey

Simon Garth: Why is it that the media is quick to jump on this Judge for facebook posts but totally ignores this »

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The Casada Controversy

J Thom: It is not only discussion of removal as Speaker or even resignation from his House seat at stake, but if »

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