MLGW commissioners to step down from board amid political house cleaning by Strickland

Decision to not reappoint the two longtime MLGW commissioners follows digital news investigation

By , Special to the Daily Memphian; , Daily Memphian Updated: March 22, 2022 9:12 AM CT | Published: March 18, 2022 12:10 PM CT
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Longtime MLGW board members will not be reappointed by Mayor Strickland. The decision follows an investigation by the Institute for Public Service Reporting that found all five board members were serving after their terms had expired.

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Memphis Light Gas and Water Division Jim Strickland Memphis City Council MLGW TVA contract Carlee McCullough Steven Wishnia
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The Institute for Public Service Reporting is based at the University of Memphis and supported financially by U of M, private grants and donations made through the University Foundation. Its work is published by The Daily Memphian through a paid-use agreement. 

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Marc Perrusquia

Marc Perrusquia

Marc Perrusquia is the director of the Institute for Public Service Reporting at the University of Memphis, where graduate students learn investigative and explanatory journalism skills working alongside professionals. He's won numerous state and national awards for government watchdog, social justice and  political reporting. Follow the Institute on Facebook or Twitter @psr_memphis.

Bill Dries

Bill Dries

Bill Dries covers city and county government and politics. He is a native Memphian and has been a reporter for more than 40 years.


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