City budget vision still blurry as first federal funds arrive

By , Daily Memphian Updated: June 02, 2021 8:44 AM CT | Published: June 01, 2021 7:04 PM CT

The council approved Tuesday, June 1, accepting $80.5 million in federal American Rescue Plan Act funding -- the first of two payments to come from Washington for pandemic relief. But there are still questions and uncertainties about how the money can be used.


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Bill Dries covers city and county government and politics. He is a native Memphian and has been a reporter for more than 40 years.