Mayor Young weighs whether to uphold one of Strickland’s vetoes

By , Daily Memphian Updated: January 19, 2024 8:02 AM CT | Published: January 19, 2024 4:00 AM CT

Strickland vetoed a referendum ordinance that would ask voters whether the Memphis City Council could set its salary and the salary of mayor-appointed directors. The council believes the veto was done improperly.


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Samuel Hardiman

Samuel Hardiman

Samuel Hardiman is an enterprise and investigative reporter who focuses on local government and politics. A native Rhode Islander who lives in Midtown, he enjoys tennis, golf and reading.


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