After questions, Memphis Tourism says political donations weren’t donations after all

By , Daily Memphian Updated: February 26, 2024 4:31 PM CT | Published: February 20, 2024 4:00 AM CT

Memphis Tourism asked the Metropolitan Memphis Hotel and Lodging Association’s political action committee to amend campaign finance filings after The Daily Memphian questioned why it had not disclosed political donations on its federal tax returns. 


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Samuel Hardiman

Samuel Hardiman

Samuel Hardiman is an enterprise and investigative reporter who focuses on local government and politics. A native Rhode Islander who lives in Midtown, there’s a good chance he is Midtown Donuts' top customer.


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