Harris proposes creation of technology startup fund

$1.3B county budget proposal also includes pay raises, major pre-K investment

By , Daily Memphian Updated: April 30, 2019 10:13 AM CT | Published: April 29, 2019 9:02 PM CT
<strong>Shelby County Mayor Lee Harris' $1.3 billion budget proposal includes the county's largest investment in prekindergarten and raises for county employees without raising the property tax rate.</strong> (Jason R. Terrell/Daily Memphian file)

Shelby County Mayor Lee Harris' $1.3 billion budget proposal includes the county's largest investment in prekindergarten and raises for county employees without raising the property tax rate. (Jason R. Terrell/Daily Memphian file)

Mayor Lee Harris' $1.3 billion budget proposal includes funding for a new tech startup fund, raises for county employees and one of the county's largest investments in prekindergarten. 

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Omer Yusuf

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Omer Yusuf covers Bartlett and North Memphis neighborhoods for The Daily Memphian. He also analyzes COVID-19 data each week. Omer is a former Jackson Sun reporter and University of Memphis graduate.


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