Shea Flinn Named to State Senate; Neal Gets House Nod 

Shea Flinn, a Democrat, was named by the Shelby County Commission as the new interim state Senator from District 30. Flinn, who received a healthy majority over three other nominees at a special commission meeting Monday morning, will serve until the winner of next year's special election to fill the seat vacated by congressman-elect Steve Cohen. The vote crossed party lines and came after a flurry of discussion about matters of partisanship and whether only a “caretaker” candidate (as Flinn described himself) should be considered. For rest of story, go to "Political Beat">.

Comments

Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT

Blogs

Music Blog

Listen Up: Geist

Hungry Memphis

Maciel's Hoping to Reopen Next Week

Hungry Memphis

On the Scene at BreakFest

Intermission Impossible

Redemption Round: Reviewing Hattiloo's Fetch Clay Make Man

Intermission Impossible

Dream Home Heartache: "A Doll's House" is as Modern as it Ever Was

News Blog

Former Chef Convicted in Child Abuse Case

News Blog

Bike Share Program Seeks Director

Film/TV/Etc. Blog

Music Video Monday: Namazu

ADVERTISEMENT

More by Flyer Staff

Readers also liked…

  • Filling the Space

    For all the in-fighting, we’re all looking for the same thing, and sometimes we can realize it.
    • Jul 14, 2016
  • Jill Stein in Memphis

    An impressive turnout for Green Party presidential nominee at Amurica.
    • Oct 6, 2016
  • Wellspring Politics in Memphis

    With a crucial deadline approaching next week, the local “Protect the Aquifier” movement picks up steam.
    • Nov 24, 2016
ADVERTISEMENT
© 1996-2017

Contemporary Media
460 Tennessee Street, 2nd Floor | Memphis, TN 38103
Visit our other sites: Memphis Magazine | Memphis Parent | Inside Memphis Business
Powered by Foundation