When the legislature reconvenes on June 1, the bills below are still “live” and could impact UT if passed into law. Although it is yet to be seen whether members will take up new business when they reconvene, limit new business to a supplemental spending bill, or simply adjourn “sine die,” the UT Government … Continued
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Tennessee lawmakers passed Governor Bill Lee’s amended budget for fiscal year 2020-21 late Thursday night following a robust debate amongst members. Several proposed amendments to the newly proposed budget were tabled after a lengthy discussion. In light of the severe tornado damage to Middle Tennessee communities and significant estimated economic impact of the novel … Continued
Governor Bill Lee unveiled his amended proposed budget for fiscal year 2020-21 on Wednesday, March 18. Department of Finance and Administration Commissioner Stuart McWhorter presented the newly revised budget to both Senate and House Finance, Ways, and Means Committees on Wednesday. In light of the severe tornado damage to Middle Tennessee communities and significant … Continued
During a press conference Monday afternoon, Governor Lee announced he will release an amended budget on Wednesday for the upcoming fiscal year, working with both Speakers in an effort to pass the Constitutionally-required measure before members go into recess at the end of the week. The announcement came following the release of a statement … Continued