City, county to discuss making tax incentives contingent on higher wages

By , Daily Memphian Updated: April 15, 2021 11:33 AM CT | Published: April 15, 2021 4:00 AM CT
<strong>A joint session of the Memphis City Council and Shelby County Commission will hear Thursday, April 15, from the Greater Memphis Chamber. Its president and CEO, Beverly Robertson (shown at chamber offices on April 12, 2020),&nbsp; has talked about the need for new jobs to include those paying a &ldquo;living wage.&rdquo;</strong> (Ziggy Mack/Special to the Daily Memphian file)

A joint session of the Memphis City Council and Shelby County Commission will hear Thursday, April 15, from the Greater Memphis Chamber. Its president and CEO, Beverly Robertson (shown at chamber offices on April 12, 2020), has talked about the need for new jobs to include those paying a “living wage.” (Ziggy Mack/Special to the Daily Memphian file)

The second joint meeting of the County Commission and City Council includes several proposed changes to economic development incentives used locally to grow the Memphis economy.

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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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