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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.

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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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