Journalists roundtable: Memphis debt restructuring, city elections, and more

This week on “Behind the Headlines” (March 20): A journalists roundtable discussing Memphis debt payment restructuring, city elections, and more.

Panelists include: Jackson Baker of the Memphis Flyer, Andrew Douglas of WMC Action News 5, and Bill Dries of The Daily News.

Paul Morris discusses the state of Downtown Memphis

This week on “Behind the Headlines” (March 13): Paul Morris, outgoing president of the Downtown Memphis Commission, discusses the state of Downtown and the challenges and possibilities ahead.

[Related article: Morris Talks of ‘Opportunity Cost’]

Next steps in the Mid-South Fairgrounds redevelopment

This week on “Behind the Headlines” (March 6): A look at the next steps in the Mid-South Fairgrounds redevelopment with Marvin Stockwell of the Coliseum Coalition and Earl Williams of Urban Land Institute Memphis.

[Related article: Coliseum Group Weighs Previtalization Move]

A look at the Crosstown Concourse redevelopment

This week on “Behind the Headlines” (Feb. 27): A discussion about the Crosstown Concourse redevelopment with project developers Todd Richardson and McLean Wilson, Dr. Scott Morris of the Church Health Center, and developer Henry Turley of Henry Turley Co.

[Related article: Path to Crosstown Difficult, Unexpected]

Behind the Headlines Special Edition: Vaccines

In this “Behind the Headlines” special edition that aired Feb. 20, infectious disease doctors Stephen Threlkeld and Michael Threlkeld discuss local efforts to keep vaccination rates high.

Basar, Dulberger discuss proposed tax-incentive changes

This week on “Behind the Headlines” (Feb. 20): A look at proposed changes to local economic development tax incentives with Shelby County Commissioner Steve Basar and Reid Dulberger, head of the city-county Economic Development Growth Engine board.

[Related story: EDGE Leader Faults ‘Vague’ Concerns About Incentives]

Luttrell discusses PILOTs, Insure Tennessee and more

This week on “Behind the Headlines” (Feb. 13): Host Eric Barnes discusses PILOTs, Insure Tennessee and more with Shelby County Mayor Mark Luttrell.

[Related article: Luttrell Scolds State Legislators]

Journalists roundtable: Insure Tennessee, Wharton’s campaign, and the Grizzlies’ success

This week on “Behind the Headlines” (Jan. 30): A roundtable of Memphis journalists discusses the Tennessee Legislature’s special session on Insure Tennessee, Memphis Mayor A C Wharton’s re-election effort and the Grizzlies’ success this season.

Panelists include Jackson Baker of The Memphis Flyer, and Bill Dries and Don Wade of The Daily News.

What’s next for the Mid-South Fairgrounds?

This week on “Behind the Headlines” (Jan. 23): A debate over redevelopment of the Mid-South Fairgrounds with City Council member Kemp Conrad, local business owner Taylor Berger and Memphis Convention and Visitors Bureau CEO Kevin Kane.

[Related article: Fairgrounds Plan Draws Different Opinions]

Journalists roundtable: Memphis City Council, Insure Tennessee, and more

This week on “Behind the Headlines” (Jan. 18): A discussion of the Memphis City Council, Insure Tennessee Medicaid expansion plan and more with panelists Jackson Baker of the Memphis Flyer, Bill Dries of The Daily News, Andrew Douglas of WMC Action News 5, and Les Smith of FOX-13.

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