Tennessee Factored TennCare Reserves Into New Budget

Over The Past Few Budget Years, Tennessee Has Received TennCare Reserves That Have Covered The State’s End-Of-Year Budget Shortfalls. This Budget Year, Senate Finance Chair Bo Watson Vowed The Budget Would Be Adjusted For Lower-Than-Expected Tax And Use Fee Collections. The Budget Came In At $52.8 Billion, Lower Than The Past Two Years.

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Next Tennessee Budget Accounts For Drop In Tax And Use Collections

Tennessee Has $144 Million For Education Freedom Scholarships That Won’t Be Spent And Will Deposit An Additional $100 Million In The Budget Set To Go Into Place For July 1.

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Newly Hired Staff For Tennessee Textbook Commission: “We Will Uphold The Law”

The Tennessee Textbook Commission Has Hired Its First Staff In Preparation For Impending Challenges To Library Books In The State’s Public Schools. The Commission Previously Had Been An All-Volunteer Group.

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Property Tax Increase & More Hot Issues In Loudon County

There Was Recently An Important Meeting Of The Loudon County Commission. As Anticipated And Par For The Course, Few Taxpayers Attended This Meeting Where The New Budget Was Presented To Commission Members Not On The Budget Committee. Only The New Budget Wasn’t Really Presented, Just Parts Of It. There Was No Agenda For The Meeting And No Official Minutes Taken.

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Williamson County Board Of Education Leveraging Teacher Raises To Compel County Commission To Raise Property Taxes

This Month At The Williamson County Commissioners Meeting, All Items In The County Budget Were Appropriated With The Exception Of The General-Purpose Budget For Williamson County Schools.

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Next Phase Of $337M Neyland Stadium Renovations Approved By Building Commission

The Final Phase Of $337 Million In Renovations On The South Area Of The University Of Tennessee Neyland Stadium Was Approved Recently By Tennessee’s State Building Commission. Funding For The Renovations Come From Public Funds In The State Budget.

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