County Commission vote on relief fund represents critical juncture

By , Daily Memphian Updated: January 11, 2021 4:00 AM CT | Published: January 11, 2021 4:00 AM CT

The commission votes Monday, Jan. 11, on a $1.2 million relief fund for restaurant workers. The fund’s fate could point the way toward a greater change in the priorities of county government called for by the Democratic county mayor and majority on the commission.

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Shelby County Commission restaurant workers relief fund 2020 budget season Lee Harris

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


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