After two days and nearly 10 hours of debate in the chamber, the Memphis City Council passed a budget for the next fiscal year Tuesday morning.
When debate opened Tuesday morning, the budget stood at $658.3 million. The council added 2 percent raises for police officers and fire fighters and 1 percent raises for all other city employees.…
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