White shifts gears on student lunch debt, introduces own bill

By , Daily Memphian Updated: February 21, 2020 4:00 AM CT | Published: February 21, 2020 4:00 AM CT

State Rep. Mark White may be changing direction on legislation designed to stop schools from “shaming” students who pile up meal debt by sponsoring his own version of the bill as a Democratic lawmaker battles to overcome a damaging amendment.


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Sam Stockard

Sam Stockard

Sam Stockard is a Nashville-based reporter with more than 30 years of journalism experience as a writer, editor and columnist covering the state Legislature and Tennessee politics for The Daily Memphian.


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