Ben Carson Visits Memphis, Pence in Nashville Area

U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Ben Carson was in Memphis on Friday to visit the planned Union Row development -- an “opportunity zone” where investments by both public and private sectors provide housing and work opportunities for economically neglected communities. Carson also spoke against the “Not in My Backyard” mentality, which he argues has kept mixed-income housing from being built in many areas. The Memphis Business Journal has more. Today, Vice President Mike Pence was in Middle Tennessee to visit the Tyson Foods plant in Goodlettsville and speak about the U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade agreement, the Tennessean reports.

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