Last Word: Disaster Paperwork, The Whitehaven Plan and Juvenile Justice – Tennessee News

Last Word: Disaster Paperwork, The Whitehaven Plan and Juvenile Justice –  Tennessee News


VOL. 132 | NO. 119 | Thursday, June 15, 2017

Bill Dries


By Bill Dries

Updated 12:00AM

On its way to Washington is the paperwork for a federal disaster declaration sent Wednesday by Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam. It includes Shelby County and 11 other Tennessee counties. This is essentially federal funding that will reimburse local government for money they spend up front for these kinds of disasters. The state’s request also includes a call for individual assistance to Shelby County homeowners and business owners whose property was damaged in the Memorial Day weekend storms.

A lot going on at Wunderlich Securities these days with its pending acquisition by a Los Angeles financial services firm in a $67 million deal. And Wednesday evening Wunderlich executives told employees they will be moving from the Poplar-Ridgeway capitol of East Memphis to One Commerce Square Downtown.

Meanwhile, First Horizon’s CFO in New York for a Morgan Stanley road show talks about the bank’s pending merger with Capital Bank in a $2.2 billion deal expected to close later this year.

DOUBLE DEMOCRACY THURSDAY. This is election day in State House District 95 — Collierville, Germantown and Eads. And noon Thursday is the filing deadline for candidates in the September aldermen and school board elections in Arlington. We’ve got both covered starting with the filing deadline @tdnpols, www.twitter.com/tdnpols.

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