Tennessee Stadium’s Proposed $1.5B Public Subsidy Far Surpasses Any Prior NFL Stadium

A New Report From Sycamore Institute Shows That The Proposal For A New Tennessee Titans Stadium Includes The Highest Total Amount Of Public Subsidies For An NFL Stadium At A Proposed $1.5 Billion While Bringing Limited Public Benefit In Return.

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State’s Portion Of School Spending Steady Since Current TN Funding Formula Began

The Mix Between State And Local Funding For Tennessee’s Public Schools Has Remained Consistent Since The Current Funding Model Was Implemented In 1998, A New Report Shows.

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Thinktank Reports That TN Is Not Collecting Proper Data Of Fines, Fees In Court System

As Tennessee Lawmakers Continue To Examine Reforms In The Criminal Justice System, Two Recently Released Reports Showed That The State Is Not Collecting The Proper Data To Evaluate The Fines And Fees Collected From Its Court System.

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Lee Commits To Revamping TN’s K-12 School Funding Formula

Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee Said Friday The State Will Review Its K-12 Education Funding Model, The Basic Education Program (BEP), Looking For Ways To Improve The Way The State Spends Its Education Money.

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K-12 Education Funding Has Doubled In Tennessee Since 1992

K-12 Education Is The Top Expenditure In Tennessee’s Budget And Has More Than Doubled, Adjusted For Inflation, Since The Current School Funding Plan Began In 1992, A Sycamore Institute Report Shows.

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Many TN Economic Indicators Trend Up, While Other Are Mixed

How Is Tennessee’s Economy Doing? A Lot Of It Is Doing Well When Compared To The COVID-19 Lows On Many Economic Indicators Such As Employment But Other Items Are Troubling, Such As There Being 40% Fewer Small Businesses In Tennessee.

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Average Annual Tennessee Teacher Salary Eclipses $52K

The Average Public School Classroom Teacher In Tennessee Made $52,596 During The 2019-20 School Year, According To A New Report From The Tennessee Comptroller’s Office Of Research And Education Accountability.

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Tennessee Looks To Protect Its Interests In Medicaid Block Grant Lawsuit

Tennessee Attorney General Herbert Slatery Has Filed A Motion To Intervene In A Federal Lawsuit Challenging The State’s Tenncare III Medicaid Block Grant Waiver.

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