Strickland’s final budget proposal gives police and firefighters raises

By , Daily Memphian Updated: April 26, 2023 6:24 AM CT | Published: April 25, 2023 5:10 PM CT

The $792 million proposal is $42 million larger than the current city budget. Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland is not proposing a property tax increase but said the increase is funded by sales tax revenue, economic growth and the performance of the city’s investments. 


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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.


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