Aftermath of city sales tax referendum gets more complex

By , Daily Memphian Updated: October 10, 2019 3:44 PM CT | Published: October 10, 2019 3:44 PM CT

Shelby County Commissioner Edmund Ford Jr. says, according to one legal opinion, a referendum for county government to claim half the city revenue from the half-cent sales tax increase would be a vote among citizens in unincorporated Shelby County. 

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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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