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The Memphis Flyer
Two-Minute Warningto them." That sentiment was shared in that meeting by new council members Pat
Two-Minute Warning
The Memphis Flyer / Posted 5 days ago
to them." That sentiment was shared in that meeting by new council members Patrice Robinson, Jamita Swearengen, and Martavius Jones. Swearengen said she had heard on the campaign trail and in her first days in office that the council may... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Memphis council members seek ‘equity’ on city contractsof Memphis. But the organization was also $300,000 in arrears on the facilities
Memphis council members seek ‘equity’ on city contracts
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 6 days ago
of Memphis. But the organization was also $300,000 in arrears on the facilities' utility bills, and council member Martavius Jones said there's a lack of documentation to prove the organization's fundraising was keeping up with the city's... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
City wins first of weeklong impasse decisions with unionsAssociation of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAMAW). Council members Janis
City wins first of weeklong impasse decisions with unions
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 7 days ago
Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAMAW). Council members Janis Fullilove, Philip Spinosa Jr. and Martavius Jones. Wednesday at 4 p.m.: International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IUOE) Construction... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Memphis officials give cool response to call for Shelby County Schools support"Council member Martavius Jones, also a former schools board member, said he ha
Memphis officials give cool response to call for Shelby County Schools support
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 11 days ago
"Council member Martavius Jones, also a former schools board member, said he hasn't been approached about the city giving money for iZone schools, but said he doubted the city has the money." Well, well, looks like "world-class" Jones turned into... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Memphis officials give cool response to call for Shelby County Schools supportsettlement with Shelby County Schools. As part of the settlement, the city pays
Memphis officials give cool response to call for Shelby County Schools support
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 11 days ago
settlement with Shelby County Schools. As part of the settlement, the city pays SCS $1.3 million per year. Council member Martavius Jones, also a former schools board member, said he hasn't been approached about the city giving money for iZone... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
City Council votes to increase spending on catered lunches, travelthe council delegated $3,500 for lunch. The council members who voted for the
City Council votes to increase spending on catered lunches, travel
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 12 days ago
the council delegated $3,500 for lunch. The council members who voted for the increase were Berlin Boyd, Janis Fullilove, Martavius Jones, Joe Brown, Jamita Swearengen and Edmund Ford Junior. The council members who voted against were Kemp... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
City Council panel bypasses procedure to fast-track greensward resolutionfirst reading Tuesday afternoon. Council members voting against bypassing the
City Council panel bypasses procedure to fast-track greensward resolution
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 20 days ago
first reading Tuesday afternoon. Council members voting against bypassing the rules were Worth Morgan, Patrice Robinson, Martavius Jones, Jamita Swearengen and Edmund Ford Jr. Those voting for were Berlin Boyd, Janis Fullilove, Philip Spinosa... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
In first budget hearing, City Council cuts $2.5M for police vehiclesFire Services needed the money more than the police. Along with Boyd, council
In first budget hearing, City Council cuts $2.5M for police vehicles
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 27 days ago
Fire Services needed the money more than the police. Along with Boyd, council members Frank Colvett Jr., Edmund Ford Jr., Martavius Jones, and Jamita Swearengen voted for the amendment. Worth Morgan and Philip Spinosa Jr. voted against it. The... Read more

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