Memphis near the eye of national mask debate storm

Biden’s education secretary warned at least 3 GOP governors, including Bill Lee

By , Daily Memphian Published: August 22, 2021 4:00 AM CT

Tennessee finds itself at the center of a national debate over whether mask mandates promote public health at the expense of citizens’ liberty.


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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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