Among the 75 most populous cities in the U.S., Memphis ranks 33rd for the state of its finances, having $3,100 in liabilities per taxpayer, according to a Truth in Accounting (TIA) analysis of municipal data released last month.
The outflow of smuggled cigarettes in Tennessee is 2.8 percent, according to a new study from the Tax Foundation that examines the relationship between cigarette taxes and smuggling.
Tennessee finished seventh in a study by the website Rich States, Poor States that examined the 50 states’ economic outlooks based on 15 weighted policy measures.
Tennessee was included in a new analysis from the Tax Foundation identifying 36 states that have major changes to their tax codes taking effect this year.
Tennessee would have adequate revenues to manage a moderate economic downturn without raising taxes or cutting services, according to a new analysis from Moody’s Analytics.
Tennessee finished 18th in a new study by the Tax Foundation showing which states are best at structuring their tax systems
Jeremy Pruitt, head football coach at the University of Tennessee, earned $3.85 million in 2018, making Pruitt the highest-paid public employee in Tennessee last year, according to a ranking by the website GOBankingRates.
Legislative appropriations for Tennessee arts agencies are projected to reach $8 million for fiscal year 2020, which equates to $1.18 per capita in the state, according to a report from the National Assembly of State Arts Agencies (NASAA).
Twelve counties in the state are now under a Second Amendment sanctuary law or ordinance, according to updates from the website Gunrightswatch.com and media reports.
Borrowers in Tennessee who sought forgiveness of their student loans in the second quarter of 2019 numbered 4,112, according to a new state-by-state analysis by the U.S. Department of Education.
Federal agency research dollars going to Tennessee totaled $599 million in fiscal year 2018, according to a new analysis by the Research!America alliance.
The Corporation for Public Broadcasting allocated $6,079,097 in fiscal-year 2018 to support public television and radio in Tennessee, the 22nd highest amount among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, CPB reported.
Tennessee two-year colleges charged students $4,560 in tuition and fees during the 2018-19 academic year, the 30th lowest cost among 49 states examined, the College Board said in a new report.
Each of the nine U.S. House of Representatives members representing Tennessee draws an annual salary of $174,000, according to the Congressional Research Service.