Council chairman, Commission member urge ‘No’ vote on sales tax referendum

By  and , Guest Columnist Updated: September 11, 2019 6:54 AM CT | Published: September 11, 2019 4:00 AM CT
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Kemp Conrad

Kemp Conrad is chairman of the Memphis City Council.

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Edmund Ford Jr.

Edmund Ford Jr. represents District 9 on the Shelby County Board of Commissioners. Currently he serves as vice chairman of the County Commission budget committee. 

'A sales tax increase (would) return our pension and healthcare benefits to a plan that only five years ago found Memphis on the precipice of fiscal ruin.'


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