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Tennessee pension plans are 97% funded, study finds

The funded ratio of the Tennessee public pension plans stands at 97%, according to a new analysis from the Tax Foundation based on fiscal-year 2017 data.

Grundy rated least livable among Tennessee counties, study finds

Grundy was ranked Tennessee’s worst county to live in, according to a Wall St. 24/7 analysis of regions with the poorest quality of life within all 50 states.

Tennessee ranks 35th highest on distilled spirits taxes

The state distilled spirits excise taxes in Tennessee ranked 35th in the nation, according to a new analysis from the Tax Foundation based on January 2019 data.

$343,980 in annual income gets you into Tennessee’s top 1% club, study finds

Bring in at least $343,980 in yearly income, and you’ll be among the top 1 percent of earners in Tennessee, according to a Wall St. 24/7 analysis of the ultra wealthy in every state.

Tennessee ranks 16th highest on wine taxes, study finds

The state wine excise taxes in Tennessee ranked 16th in the nation, according to a new analysis from the Tax Foundation based on January 2019 data.

Tennessee ranks the highest on state and local sales taxes, study finds

The combined state and average local sales taxes in Tennessee ranked first in the nation, according to a new analysis from the Tax Foundation based on July 2019 data.

Tennessee ranks the highest on beer taxes, study finds

The state beer excise taxes in Tennessee ranked first in the nation, according to a new analysis from the Tax Foundation based on January 2019 data.

Rep. Dave Wright Pledges to Support Congressional Term Limits

Tennessee state Representative Dave Wright (district 19) has committed support for term limits on Congress by signing the Term Limits Convention pledge.

Rep. Dan Howell Pledges to Support Congressional Term Limits

Tennessee state Representative Dan Howell (district 22) has committed support for term limits on Congress by signing the Term Limits Convention pledge.

Rep. Rick Eldridge Pledges to Support Congressional Term Limits

Tennessee state Representative Rick Eldridge (district 10) has committed support for term limits on Congress by signing the Term Limits Convention pledge.

Tennessee has 21st highest identity theft rate among the 50 states, study finds

Tennessee finished in a tie for 21st in a ranking by the website 24/7 Wall St. of identity theft rates across the nation.

By the Numbers: Tennessee not among the 17 jurisdictions with vaping taxes

Seventeen jurisdictions in the nation have some form of vapor product excise tax, according to a new Tax Foundation analysis.

Senator Richard Briggs Pledges to Support Congressional Term Limits

Tennessee Senator Richard Briggs (district 07) has committed support for term limits on Congress by signing the Term Limits Convention pledge.

Legislation limiting surprise medical bills is back in Sen. Alexander's hands after changes from House

Surprise charges from out-of-network health care providers is a hot button issue in Washington.

Nashville ranks 48th fittest U.S. city, study finds

Nashville finished 48th on a 2019 fitness index analyzing the 100 largest U.S. cities.

Tennessee ranks 43rd highest for pass-through business tax rates, study finds

Tennessee finished 43rd in a Tax Foundation analysis of tax rates levied on pass-through businesses.

Tennessee ranks 37th for rental car tax rates, study finds

Tennessee finished in a tie for 37th in a Tax Foundation analysis of effective car rental excise taxes – ranked from highest to lowest.

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