$21 an hour EDGE minimum wage proposal goes down in council vote

By , Daily Memphian Updated: October 19, 2021 7:07 PM CT | Published: October 19, 2021 7:04 PM CT

The higher minimum wage for EDGE tax break incentives was well short of seven votes Tuesday, Oct. 19, on the Memphis City Council. Opponents of the measure defeated a move to delay the outcome but there may still be some life left in the call for higher pay for tax breaks.

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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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