Council approves $113m CARES Act COVID-19 spending plan

By , Daily Memphian Updated: July 14, 2020 9:15 PM CT | Published: July 14, 2020 9:15 PM CT

The spending plan or budget was reconstructed several times in bargaining and changes in federal rules for how the grants could be used. Along the way, there was talk of animals moving out of the zoo and how to fund laptops and tablets for Shelby County Schools students.

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Memphis City Council CAREs Act Patrice Robinson Martavius Jones Chase Carlisle

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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