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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.


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


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