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.


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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