Mayor Young to propose property-tax hike, says city faces $30M shortfall

By , Daily Memphian Updated: April 18, 2024 1:17 PM CT | Published: April 16, 2024 5:28 PM CT

“I think it’s time for us to step into a new reality,” he told a crowd of several hundred at Mount Vernon Baptist Church. “I’m going to ask for a tax increase.”


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