Taxpayers foot new West TN port

October 31, 2010 10:20AM

Despite acknowledging that private funds could have paid for a new port on the Mississippi River in West Tennessee, local officials secured $13 million in stimulus money to pay for the project. Further, while proponents claim that large companies such as ConAgra will bring business to the area, a company spokesman denies any such agreement. Read the entire story by editor Chris Butler here.