New Tennessee health commissioner avoids questions about HIV prevention

By , Daily Memphian Updated: January 30, 2023 4:00 AM CT | Published: January 30, 2023 4:00 AM CT

“The state has determined right now that it’s in the best interest of Tennesseans for the state to assume direct financial and managerial responsibility for these services,” Health Commissioner Ralph Alvarado told Tennessee lawmakers.


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Ian Round is The Daily Memphian’s state government reporter based in Nashville. He came to Tennessee from Maryland, where he reported on local politics for Baltimore Brew. He earned a master’s degree in journalism from the University of Maryland in December 2019.


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