Commission chairman says Harris’ plan for MATA may not pass

By , Daily Memphian Updated: October 02, 2019 3:39 PM CT | Published: October 02, 2019 2:18 PM CT

Shelby County Commissioners may not approve the plan by County Mayor Lee Harris to charge a countywide sustainability fee to fund public transportation, but Commission Chairman Mark Billingsley said Harris has forced the community to talk about funding the Memphis Area Transit Authority.


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Linda A. Moore

Linda A. Moore

Linda A. Moore covers education, South Memphis and Whitehaven. A native of South Memphis, Linda has covered news in Memphis and Shelby County for more than 20 years and was formerly a reporter with The Commercial Appeal.


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