Daniel Connolly

Government, Business, Safety, Logistics

Biden Calls for Increased Transportation Infrastructure Investment

Olivier Douliery/Bloomberg News

Vice President Joe Biden called for greater public investment in transportation infrastructure during a Feb. 17 visit to a logistics yard east of  Memphis, Tennessee.

Daniel Connolly | The (Memphis, Tenn.) Commercial Appeal
February 18, 2016
Business

FedEx Tax-Break Deal Wins Final Approval From Board in Collierville, Tenn.

FedEx Corp. asked Collierville, Tennessee, for a 20-year tax break in exchange for keeping its big information technology center in the town, and on Jan. 25 the board of mayor and aldermen complied.

Daniel Connolly | The (Memphis, Tenn.) Commercial Appeal
January 27, 2016
Business, Government

FedEx Tax Break Plan Draws No Opposition at Collierville, Tenn., Board Meeting

FedEx is seeking an additional 20 years of property tax breaks to keep its big tech center in Collierville, Tennessee, and at a town Industrial Development Board meeting Jan. 7, all signs suggested the company — the town's biggest employer — will get what it wants.

Daniel Connolly | The (Memphis, Tenn.) Commercial Appeal
January 7, 2016
Business

FedEx Threatens to Move Tennessee Technology Center if It Doesn't Get 20 More Years of Tax Breaks

FedEx is threatening to move its massive information technology center out of Collierville, Tennessee, if the town government doesn't give the company millions of dollars worth of additional tax breaks over 20 years.

Daniel Connolly | The (Memphis, Tenn.) Commercial Appeal
January 5, 2016