Tennessee Dept. of Education tied to Rhode Island FBI inquiry

By , Daily Memphian Updated: August 26, 2022 10:42 AM CT | Published: August 22, 2022 4:00 AM CT

Rhode Island’s governor is being investigated for skirting the competitive bidding process and granting a seven-figure contract to a friend. One of the consultant’s partners is TN Education Commissioner Penny Schwinn’s former chief of staff.


Penny Schwinn John Ray Clemmons Jon Lundberg JC Bowman Tennessee Department of Education 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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