Lee defends conservative COVID response in his third State of the State

By , Daily Memphian Updated: February 08, 2021 9:31 PM CT | Published: February 08, 2021 9:23 PM CT

Lee defends his administration’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, but Democrats including Raumesh Akbari of Memphis say the state has not invested in what is important to Tennessee families. 

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Ian Round

Ian Round is The Daily Memphian’s state government reporter. He came to Tennessee from Maryland where he reported on local politics for Baltimore Brew. He earned a Master of Journalism degree from the University of Maryland in December 2019.


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