Harris: Pitch for West Tennessee mask mandate will be ‘a slog’

By , Daily Memphian Updated: November 19, 2020 8:25 PM CT | Published: November 19, 2020 8:25 PM CT

Mayors from the West Tennessee counties outside Shelby County heard a pitch from Shelby County Mayor Lee Harris and others Thursday for a regional mask mandate. Harris says Gov. Bill Lee is unlikely to order a statewide mask requirement. The regional effort will move to one-on-one talks.


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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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