MATA gets dedicated funding source in Strickland budget proposal

By , Daily Memphian Updated: April 19, 2022 10:11 PM CT | Published: April 19, 2022 5:21 PM CT

Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland proposed a dedicated funding source for the Memphis Area Transit Authority as part of a $750 million operating budget proposal. The budget proposal also includes a team of 17 employees with heavy equipment to continually clear illegal dumping sites and raises the pay for city employees.


Mayor Jim Strickland City Council 2022 budget season

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