Tag Archive for Mary Cashiola

Sprawling and Stretching Thin

Mary Cashiola with the Memphis Flyer writes about the impact of sprawl on city budgets. Noting that the city budget now appropriates nearly 65% of all it’s revenue for police and fire services, the question becomes, just how big should…

Covering Consolidation

The Memphis Flyer has a feature story on consolidation. After 10 years of informal talks, consolidation is back on the table. Last fall, the Memphis City Council and the Shelby County Commission voted to create the Memphis and Shelby County…