Legislative Democrats call for hearings into ECD ‘slush fund’

By , Daily Memphian Updated: November 01, 2019 7:25 AM CT | Published: October 31, 2019 3:40 PM CT

Democrats in the General Assembly, including Memphis lawmakers, want hearings into a $4 million “slush fund” for rural grants, some raising questions about whether it was designed to reward legislators who voted for the governor’s voucher bill.

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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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