Two of governor’s proposed grants raise questions about conflicts of interest

By , Daily Memphian Updated: March 05, 2023 4:00 AM CT | Published: March 05, 2023 4:00 AM CT

Bill Lee proposed $100 million for anti-abortion crisis pregnancy centers, one of which he co-founded; he is also proposing a $2.2 million uncompetitive grant to a campaign donor’s foundation.


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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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