Tennessee operators work to block proposed tax

MEMPHIS Tenn. Restaurateurs here are protesting a move by the Shelby County Commission to levy a 2-percent tax on prepared foods and beverages.

The county commission on Monday approved the tax, which is intended to help offset a $14 million deficit in the county budget. The measure must be approved by the Tennessee state legislature before becoming law.

David Boyd, president of the Memphis Restaurant Association and owner of D'bo's Buffalo Wings n'

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