Harris: New budget means layoffs, cuts in vital services likely

By , Daily Memphian Updated: June 26, 2020 4:00 AM CT | Published: June 26, 2020 4:00 AM CT

The county mayor also said in a "Behind The Headlines" interview that he has no regrets about his budget proposal that the commission rejected, which included a wheel tax hike with some budget cuts and an ambitious five-year plan to fund new school construction.


2020 budget season Shelby County Commission Lee Harris Behind The Headlines

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