A.C. Wharton

Memphis Daily News

A look at Mayor Wharton's State of the City address and more movement on selling wine in grocery stores.


The Memphis Daily News

This week on the Behind the Headlines Radio Roundtable, host Eric Barnes, publisher of the Memphis Daily News, and Bill Dries, reporter for the Memphis Daily News, talk with Memphis Mayor A.C. Wharton about his critics, tax increases, cuts to city employees, and the stability of the city's emergency services.

The Memphis Daily News

This week on the Behind the Headlines Radio Roundtable, Host Eric Barnes, publisher of the Memphis Daily News, talks with Memphis Mayor A.C. Wharton about the city's budget, long-term projects, and the possibility of a property tax increase.  

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This week on the Behind the Headlines Radio Roundtable, Host Eric Barnes, publisher of the Memphis Daily News, and Bill Dries, Senior Reporter for the Memphis Daily News, discuss Memphis Mayor A.C. Wharton's proposal to a skeptical Memphis City Council for a property tax increase.

The Memphis City Council will vote on a budget for 2013 on Tuesday.  Mayor AC Wharton’s proposal includes a one-time property tax hike and cuts to city services, but council members have other ideas.  Some council members want to cut taxes and dip into city reserves. 

City of Memphis

This week on the Behind the Headlines Radio Roundtable: Host Eric Barnes, publisher of the Memphis Daily News, is joined by Les Smith and Lauren Lee of Fox 13 for a roundtable press conference with Memphis Mayor A.C. Wharton.

This week's topic: the October 6th Memphis elections, including the re-election of Mayor A.C. Wharton for his first full term as Memphis Mayor, the Memphis City Council, and one run-off election for District 7's City Council seat between Lee Harris and Kimba Ford, neither of whom received 50% of the vote.