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Who picked up an $1,800 tab for a councilman’s birthday party? The City of Memphis

By , Daily Memphian Updated: August 24, 2023 6:52 AM CT | Published: August 23, 2023 9:29 AM CT

A May event that doubled as staff appreciation as well as Memphis City Council chair Martavius Jones’ birthday party cost the city $1,800. 

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Samuel Hardiman

Samuel Hardiman

Samuel Hardiman is an enterprise and investigative reporter who focuses on local government and politics. A native Rhode Islander who lives in Midtown, there’s a good chance he is Midtown Donuts' top customer.


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