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Dotting the ‘”I” in Memphis Politics

Dotting the ‘”I” in Memphis Politics

Briefly revisiting some of the political (and personal) issues and events of the recent past.

Former Council Members Chumney and Stout-Mitchell Offer Plan to Resolve City Impasse

Proposal involves tax increase, across-the-board budget cuts, and consultation with state officials.

Brooks Gets a Temporary Win in Chancery Court — One Likely to Become Permanent

Judge Armstrong halts the replacement process, ruling that only the County Commission, not the County Attorney, can determine the facts about the embattled commissioner's residence.

“Judge Joe Brown” Uncorks a Shocker, Taunting Weirich About Her Sexuality

Speaking to supporters as he prepares to resume a party leadership role, the Democratic D.A. candidate imputes a “down low” style to his GOP opponent.
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Former Council Members Chumney and Stout-Mitchell Offer Plan to Resolve City Impasse

Good Habits: They are really out of touch with many in the city who cannot afford a property tax increase. $100 is »

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Former Council Members Chumney and Stout-Mitchell Offer Plan to Resolve City Impasse

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Former Council Members Chumney and Stout-Mitchell Offer Plan to Resolve City Impasse

still living in berclair: Could someone tell me how much the city of Memphis is owed in unpaid property taxes?

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Former Council Members Chumney and Stout-Mitchell Offer Plan to Resolve City Impasse

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