Tag: Memphis

City Council and The MED

The Memphis City Council is grappling with the prospect of funding The MED. The City Council voted Tuesday to delay a request for $2 million in temporary funding for the Regional Medical Center at Memphis so it can work toward…

Faces Behind Speak To Power

Although Steve Steffens, Steve Ross and I are working together on this project, we still will be blogging at our regular sites. If you are seeing this post, you are experiencing the “soft” launch. Over the weekend, we will be…

Geoff Calkins On Herenton

The sports columnist-turned weekly metro columnist reduce the Herenton campaign to its component part (s). He has a picture. Just a picture. Martin Luther King Jr. had a dream. Willie Herenton has a picture. He displayed it Thursday morning, during…

Tate Says We Deserve The Truth

Senator Reginald Tate (D-Memphis, District 33) explains to Tri-State Defender readers why the city of Memphis has filed suit against Wells Fargo. Since 2005, there have been more than 23,000 foreclosures in Shelby County, which has 40 percent of all…

Ophelia Ford Out Due To Illness?

That’s what the Commercial Appeal is reporting this morning. Ford, 59, was not present for the two-week special legislative session on education last month and has been unable to attend the regular session that ended its second week today. Last…