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

Ian Round

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


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