Shelby County has released a statement that it is dropping its lawsuit against Tennessee Governor Bill Lee over his executive order that gave parents the ability to opt-out their children from wearing masks in schools.
Time is running out on the federal voting rights bill and in a last-ditch effort to save it, activists across the country traveled to Washington, D.C. to call on President Joe Biden to do something he’s been reluctant to do since taking office.
Tennessee lawmakers will gather Monday for a special session focused on the Ford manufacturing plant set to be built at the Memphis Regional Megasite. Lawmakers will consider an incentives package totaling almost $900 million.
Hardiman discussed he recent column about the environmental activism that is pushing the Memphis City Council to pass two ordinances that would make it more difficult for an oil pipeline to come through the Bluff City.
The joint resolution that would establish a charter commission to research a potential consolidation of Memphis City Council and Shelby County Commission has been tabled until the next city council meeting.
The Shelby County Commission Black Caucus is responding to Gov. Bill Lee’s executive order allowing parents to opt out of mandatory masks at school, sending support to Shelby County parents and anyone who challenges the order.