State doesn’t pay enough to compete for workers, department leaders say

By , Daily Memphian Updated: November 08, 2021 9:38 AM CT | Published: November 08, 2021 4:00 AM CT

At a week of budget hearings, Gov. Bill Lee’s cabinet officials said they can’t compete in the labor market.


Gov. Bill Lee Dr. Lisa Piercey Penny Schwinn Brad Turner Subscriber Only

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Ian Round

Ian Round

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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