TBA Law Blog

Posted by: Katharine Heriges on Aug 14, 2019
State officials initiated a probe today of embattled former House Speaker Glen Casada's campaign finances, as well as other prominent elected officials, the Tennessean reports. Hank Fincher, a member of the Registry of Election Finance, said the audit was necessary, given news reports about Casada's spending, notably his use of a state plane 10 times in the last three months. The registry will also audit former Republican state senator and Rutherford County Mayor Bill Ketron, as well as Rep. Joe Towns, D-Memphis, the Daily Memphian reports.