Ford grant investigation poses broader questions

By , Daily Memphian Published: March 31, 2021 4:00 AM CT

A February exchange of letters between County Mayor Lee Harris and County Commission Chairman Eddie Jones shows there are difficult questions about whether the legislative duties of Commissioner Edmund Ford Jr. should be limited when he hasn’t been charged with a crime. 


Edmund Ford Jr. Shelby County Commission Lee Harris Eddie Jones Shelby County Ethics Commission

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Bill Dries covers city and county government and politics. He is a native Memphian and has been a reporter for more than 40 years.