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County budget still fuzzy seven weeks into new fiscal year

By , Daily Memphian Published: August 10, 2020 4:00 AM CT

County commissioners vote Monday on a waiver of the county's hiring and pay freeze, and nearly 100 more waivers requested by officials are waiting in the wings. Commissioners say they need a budget book with specific line items and dollar figures to know whether the waivers would put the county in the red.


Shelby County Commission 2020 budget season Van Turner Eddie Jones Edmund Ford Jr. Subscriber Only

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Bill Dries covers city and county government and politics. He is a native Memphian and has been a reporter for more than 40 years.


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