Conaway: A taxing lesson

By , Daily Memphian Published: November 08, 2019 4:05 AM CT
Dan Conaway
Daily Memphian

Dan Conaway

Dan Conaway is in a lifelong relationship with his city. They fight, but they get back together. A communications strategist, writer, author and columnist, he can be reached at dconaway@dailymemphian.com.

On Oct. 3, we voted in a half percent sales tax increase, raising our sales tax to nearly 10%. The police and fire unions campaigned to get the issue on the ballot, promising to restore benefits cut in 2014, but other city employees would be cut out of the tax increase windfall. 

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