Update

Juneteenth won’t be a state holiday — for now — after bill stalls in General Assembly

By , Daily Memphian Updated: February 22, 2022 4:10 PM CT | Published: February 22, 2022 2:03 PM CT

The bill would have upgraded June 19 from a day of special observance to an official state holiday, giving state government workers the day off.

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Juneteenth Tennessee General Assembly Raumesh Abkari
Ian Round

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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