Our Financial Mess

Number 27369
Subject City Government
Source The Commercial Appeal
Year 2015
Publication Date April 19 to April 26
Summary The series explores the confluence of factors led Memphis to the brink of financial disaster: the city's mass exodus and population loss over 40 years, its aggressive and expensive growth-by-annexation policy, its overly generous pension and health benefit packages for employees, the overwhelming costs of public safety. http://www.commercialappeal.com/news/investigations/our-financial-mess-365655741.html
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Keywords memphis; financial; population; loss; benefits
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