UT Government Relations Team Seeking Legislative Intern for 2023 Spring Semester
The University of Tennessee Office of Government Relations & Advocacy is seeking a legislative intern for the 2023 spring semester (January-May). This is an opportunity for a graduate or undergraduate student with an interest in the intersection of higher education policy and politics to gain unique experience in both federal and state government relations and … Continued
112th General Assembly Adjourns Sine Die
The second session of the 112th General Assembly adjourned last week on Thursday, April 28, concluding a successful legislative session for the University of Tennessee. Along with the historic investments in the state budget, the University secured 100% of its legislative agenda. These priorities included codifying the UT System’s newest campus, UT Southern, and establishing … Continued
General Assembly Finishes Its Work; Critical UT Investments Supported
The 112th Tennessee General Assembly adjourned for the year Wednesday, May 5 at 9:15 pm central time.
State Budget Approved, Supports Numerous UT Priorities
State lawmakers passed the 2021-22 fiscal year budget today, with session expected to adjourn early next week.
Governor’s Budget Amendment Contains Key Investments for UT
Governor Bill Lee introduced his amended proposed budget for fiscal year 2021-22 today, which includes exciting news for the University of Tennessee. Along with the key UT investments the Governor proposed in February, the budget amendment adds additional funds for UT priorities.