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Wade role as $354 million MLGW bond co-counsel surfaces again

By , Daily Memphian Updated: April 25, 2020 6:28 PM CT | Published: April 25, 2020 3:39 PM CT

The city council's attorney has been bond counsel on 17 of the 18 Memphis Light, Gas and Water Division bond issues over the past 28 years. The relationship is being brought up again as the utility's relationship with TVA is being examined. 


Memphis City Council Allan Wade Memphis Light Gas and Water Division Subscriber Only

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Bill Dries covers city and county government and politics. He is a native Memphian and has been a reporter for more than 40 years.


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