This week on Behind the Headlines (July 26): Shelby County Commission Chairman Mike Ritz and Commissioner Wyatt Bunker discuss the county budget, the controversial decision to raise the property tax rate and funding for the individual suburban cities school systems.
[July 26, 2013] Eric Barnes moderates the continued discussion with Shelby County Commission chairman Mike Ritz and Commissioner Wyatt Bunker about the county budget and the potential effect of the new suburban school systems on future tax rates.
This week on Behind the Headlines (July 19): Germantown Mayor Sharon Goldsworthy and Collierville Mayor Stan Joyner give their reactions to the recent elections, in particular the state of municipal schools and suburban property taxes. [More details.]
This week on Behind the Headlines (July 12): Memphis City Mayor A C Wharton Jr. discusses the city budget, Memphis Fire Department cuts, and the property tax rate. [More details.]
This week on Behind the Headlines (July 5): a look at the Main Street to Main Street connector project, which uses federal funding to link Downtown Memphis with Downtown West Memphis, Ark., via the Harahan Bridge.
Guests include Paul Morris, Main to Main project director; Paul Luker, West Memphis planning director; and Greg Maxted, Harahan Bridge project director.
This week on Behind the Headlines (June 28): Memphis City Council members Jim Strickland and Kemp Conrad discuss the recently approved city budget. [More details.]