Council sides with police and fire unions in pay raise impasses

Also delays Memphis 3.0 development plan for fourth time since March

By Updated: May 22, 2019 12:38 PM CT | Published: May 22, 2019 12:17 AM CT

The Memphis City Council has tentatively approved a bigger raise for police and firefighters than the 3 percent Mayor Jim Strickland proposed for public safety employees.


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Bill Dries

Bill Dries

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

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