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Complex battle over MLGW electric power contract intensifies on multiple fronts

By , Daily Memphian Updated: May 11, 2020 9:55 AM CT | Published: May 11, 2020 4:00 AM CT

The MLGW contract with TVA to supply all of its electric power goes back to the Great Depression. The contract is in play with some concerted lobbying efforts that have drawn the ire of at least one City Council member and some interesting filings in two federal courts.

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Bill Dries

Bill Dries

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


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