County commission session goes well into the night to approve next year’s budget

By Updated: June 25, 2019 2:09 PM CT | Published: June 25, 2019 4:00 AM CT
<strong>Shelby County Commissioner Michael Whaley (middle) listens along with other commissioners to a speaker during a session Monday, June 24, discussing budget proposals for fiscal year 2019-20.&nbsp;The budget passed in a 9-1 vote, with Commissioner Mick Wright voting against it. Whaley voted for the budget. Commissioner Brandon Morrison, left, abstained.</strong> (Mark Weber/Daily Memphian)

Shelby County Commissioner Michael Whaley (middle) listens along with other commissioners to a speaker during a session Monday, June 24, discussing budget proposals for fiscal year 2019-20. The budget passed in a 9-1 vote, with Commissioner Mick Wright voting against it. Whaley voted for the budget. Commissioner Brandon Morrison, left, abstained. (Mark Weber/Daily Memphian)

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Linda A. Moore

Linda A. Moore

Linda A. Moore covers Shelby County government for The Daily Memphian. A Memphis native, Linda has covered local news for more than 20 years as a reporter for The Commercial Appeal.


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