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.
Tennessee four-year public university tuition and fees went from $5,833 in 2004-05 to $10,255 in 2019-20, the 13th largest increase among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, the College Board said in a new report.
State lawmakers in Tennessee now draw a base salary of $24,316 per year, in addition to travel outlays of 47 cents per mile, according to a recent study by the National Conference of State Legislatures.
Tennessee two-year college tuition and fees at public institutions went from $2,976 in 2004-05 to $4,646 in 2019-20, the 10th largest increase among 49 states studied, the College Board said in a new report.
The governor of Tennessee now draws a yearly salary of $194,112, the fifth highest salary among the governors of the 50 states, according to recently reported financial data and media reports.
Public schools in Tennessee spent an estimated $10 billion during the 2018-19 academic year, a 1.6 percent increase in expenditures over the previous year, according to a National Education Association report.
The number of youths in foster care in Tennessee at the end of fiscal year 2018 stood at 8,929, a 4.3 percent increase over the previous fiscal year, according to newly released data from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).
Tennessee is among the jurisdictions where sales tax collections are required for out-of-state purchases in the wake of the South Dakota v. Wayfair Supreme Court decision last year, according to an analysis by the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL).