Shelby County Commission chairman will push to override Harris veto of U of M money

By Updated: July 15, 2019 12:15 PM CT | Published: July 08, 2019 12:08 PM CT

Shelby County Mayor Lee Harris has vetoed a capital improvement budget allocation that gives the University of Memphis $1 million for the Michael Rose Natatorium until the lowest-paid workers are paid $15 an hour. Commission Chairman Van Turner says he will try to override the veto.


David Rudd Lee Harris University of Memphis Van Turner
Linda A. Moore

Linda A. Moore

Linda A. Moore covers Shelby County government for The Daily Memphian. A Memphis native, Linda has covered local news for more than 20 years as a reporter for The Commercial Appeal.

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