Sexton defines public health experts as ‘bureaucrats’

By , Daily Memphian Updated: October 05, 2020 7:20 PM CT | Published: October 05, 2020 7:20 PM CT

Tennessee House Speaker Cameron Sexton talked about his plan to strip away the autonomy of the Shelby County Health Department during a visit Monday to the county. He says public health officials should advise mayors, who would make the ultimate decision on pandemic and other health-related measures.

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Bill Dries

Bill Dries

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


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