Kevin Ritz confirmed by U.S. Senate as new U.S. Attorney

By , Daily Memphian Published: September 22, 2022 6:27 PM CT

Ritz was recommended to the White House by U.S. Rep. Steve Cohen of Memphis and succeeds Joe Murphy, who had been acting U.S. Attorney since February 2021.

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