Strickland: City, county ‘overpaid’ for Electrolux

Wants clawbacks on land and infrastructure

By , Daily Memphian Updated: February 07, 2019 7:49 PM CT | Published: February 07, 2019 3:39 PM CT
<strong>Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland talks about Electrolux and his reelection campaign during The Daily Memphian Politics Podcast on Feb. 7, 2019.</strong> (Jim Weber/Daily Memphian)

Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland talks about Electrolux and his reelection campaign during The Daily Memphian Politics Podcast on Feb. 7, 2019. (Jim Weber/Daily Memphian)

Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland says a month ago, Electrolux executives assured him their Memphis plant would stay open and even expand to include new product lines. With word of the plant closing in 2021, he told The Daily Memphian Politics Podcast the city, county and state "overpaid" in terms of incentives.

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