Bill Lee’s Asia trip yields little for West Tennessee

Finding tenant for Memphis Regional Megasite ‘at the top of the governor’s agenda’

By Updated: June 30, 2019 4:00 AM CT | Published: June 28, 2019 5:42 PM CT

Gov. Bill Lee landed a Mitsubishi corporate headquarters for Franklin during an Asian economic recruiting trip. But whether the travel abroad yields anything for the Shelby County area is unclear as Lee was noncommittal when asked about landing tenants for Memphis Regional Megasite.


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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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