Memphis officials, union leaders talk pension liability

This week on “Behind the Headlines” [Feb. 21]: a look at Memphis’ unfunded pension liability with City Council Chairman Jim Strickland, council member Shea Flinn, Memphis Police Association President Michael Williams and Memphis Fire Fighters Association President Thomas Malone. [Related article: Strickland: Shorten Pension Ramp-Up]

Community development leaders discuss street-level challenges

This week on Behind the Headlines (Feb. 14), a conversation about community redevelopment at the street level with leaders of the Binghampton Community Development Corp., Frayser Community Development Corp. and Community LIFT. [Related article: CDC Leaders Have Challenges in Communities]

Roundtable on Memphis’ pension problems, Tennessee Promise, and more

This week on “Behind the Headlines” (Feb. 7): A roundtable discussion about the city of Memphis’ pension problems, Gov. Bill Haslam’s Tennessee Promise plan, and more. Panelists include journalists Jackson Baker of the Memphis Flyer, Bill Dries of The Daily News and Les Smith of FOX13 News.

Brad Martin discusses the future of the University of Memphis

On “Behind the Headlines” Jan. 31, University of Memphis interim President Brad Martin discusses what’s in the school’s future and the reasons students drop out of college. [Related article: University of Memphis’ Martin Challenges Dropout Premise]

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