Memphis, Tenn. — Employers across the Mid-South are looking into implementing President Joe Biden’s request to require employees to roll up their sleeves or get tested regularly for COVID-19. Thursday President Joe Biden instructed all employers with more than 100 workers to mandate vaccines or weekly testing. Brandon Williams, a...
Memphis, Tenn. — President Joe Biden said more aggressive measures must be taken to keep children in schools and protecting them from COVID-19. During a speech on Thursday, the president called for governors to require the vaccine for all school employees and for districts to implement regular testing for students and staff.
Shelby County Mayor Lee Harris will likely run for reelection next year, says political analyst Otis Sanford. But that doesn't mean he won't face opposition. A few potential candidates are exploring runs for that office and the open race for Memphis mayor coming in 2023.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - A sweeping new COVID-19 vaccine rule announced Thursday by President Joe Biden will affect nearly 100 million American workers. Some of Shelby County’s largest employers already have vaccine mandates, but Biden’s announcement said businesses with 100 employees or over must mandate vaccines or require weekly COVID-19 testing for the unvaccinated.
MEMPHIS — Memphis City Council member JB Smiley Jr. said Wednesday he is running for Tennessee governor. Smiley, a Democrat, made the announcement in a video on social media. He also held an event at the Orpheum Theatre in Memphis. In the video, the 34-year-old lawyer said he supports community...
Memphis, Tenn. — Memphis City Councilman JB Smiley celebrated his 34th birthday on Wednesday by announcing his candidacy for Governor of Tennessee. Smiley formally made the announcement at The Orpheum Theatre. The gubernatorial candidate has served on the Memphis City Council since 2019 as Chair of the Public Works, Transporation...
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Memphis City Council member JB Smiley Jr. said Wednesday that he is running for Tennessee governor. Smiley, a Democrat, made the announcement in a video on social media. He also held an event at the Orpheum theater in Memphis. In the video, the 34-year-old lawyer said...
Moody has already filed paperwork with the Shelby County Election Commission, disclosing the appointment of a treasurer.
The Tennessee primary for the governor’s race is set for August 2022, with the general election in November 2022.
Memphis City Councilman JB Smiley Jr. officially threw his hat into the ring for the Democratic nomination for governor Wednesday, marking his 34th birthday with balloons and the start of his push for Tennessee's highest office. “I truly believe that we are more alike than we are different. I believe...