State hires consultant to help with spending billions in federal funds

By , Daily Memphian Updated: July 03, 2020 4:00 AM CT | Published: July 03, 2020 4:00 AM CT

The Lee Administration is paying an accounting firm $250,000 to help it properly spend more than $7 billion in federal funds by Dec. 30, the deadline for using CARES Act money connected to COVID-19 expenses.

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Sam Stockard

Sam Stockard

Sam Stockard is a Nashville-based reporter with more than 30 years of journalism experience as a writer, editor and columnist covering the state Legislature and Tennessee politics for The Daily Memphian.


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