Strickland wants to use sales tax overage for police and fire retention measures

By , Daily Memphian Updated: March 04, 2020 10:33 AM CT | Published: March 03, 2020 6:12 PM CT

Strickland told city council members Tuesday that the referendum isn't binding on the city and that most voters would support such a use of extra revenue beyond a restoration of benefits cut by the city six years ago. The idea is still in the talking stage, with Strickland to take his plan to the council in April when he presents his city budget proposal.

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Memphis City Council Sales Tax Referendum Jim Strickland
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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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