Strickland proposes return to the police, fire pension plan cut in 2014

By  and , Daily Memphian Updated: September 28, 2022 3:52 PM CT | Published: September 28, 2022 12:46 PM CT

Mayor Jim Strickland touted the proposal, on its way to the Memphis City Council for the next budget season, as a way to retain and recruit public safety employees in the police and fire departments. For the police and fire unions, the proposal is the second part of a two-part push to restore what the City Council cut.


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Bill Dries covers city and county government and politics. He is a native Memphian and has been a reporter for more than 40 years.

Julia Baker

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Julia Baker covers criminal justice for The Daily Memphian. A lifelong Memphian, Julia graduated from the University of Memphis in 2021. Other publications and organizations she has written for include Chalkbeat, Memphis Flyer, Memphis Parent magazine and Memphis magazine.


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