Price of police and fire pay raises approved by council put at $5 million

By Updated: May 22, 2019 5:54 PM CT | Published: May 22, 2019 5:39 PM CT

The decision by the council to side with unions over the administration in impasse proceedings is hardly unprecedented. But finding the money in the budget sometimes takes the council and mayor around the impasse procedure.


Budget Impasse Procedure Jim Strickland Memphis City Council
Bill Dries

Bill Dries

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

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