Burgess knocks ‘Bluff City Law’ tax incentive

By , Daily Memphian Updated: June 23, 2020 6:00 PM CT | Published: June 23, 2020 1:10 PM CT

Shelby County Property Assessor Melvin Burgess Jr. said the $1.4 million tax abatement Comcast received wasn't what such incentives were intended for. It’s the second time Burgess has criticized EDGE tax incentives.


Melvin Burgess Jr. Bluff City Law Economic Development Growth Engine (EDGE)

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