Kelsey residency measure clears hurdle, would override local decisions

By , Daily Memphian Updated: February 24, 2021 9:23 AM CT | Published: February 23, 2021 1:55 PM CT

A Tennessee Senate committee on Tuesday, Feb. 23, advanced a bill preventing cities and counties from requiring police officers, firefighters and emergency medical professionals to live where they work.


Brian Kelsey Memphis City Council residency referendum

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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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