Kelsey bill would eliminate residency requirements statewide for police and fire

By , Daily Memphian Published: January 06, 2021 1:56 PM CT

The bill follows a City Council decision late last year to remove a referendum question that would have allowed Memphis police and firefighters to live outside Shelby County.


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