State Tax Revenues Continue to Exceed Expectations

Tennessee’s tax revenue collection figures for the month of May were released yesterday, putting another strong month of growth on the books for the state.  Overall, May revenues were $50.5 million more than the state budgeted. “May collections recorded significant gains in sales tax revenues as well as corporate tax payments… All other taxes, in … Continued

State Issues

Lawmakers Unanimously Advance UT Budget

The University of Tennessee had one of its busiest weeks on the Hill so far this session, as lawmakers in three legislative committees heard the proposed UT budget and questioned higher education leadership on a variety of topics. President Joe DiPietro outlined for lawmakers the urgent situation faced by the UT System:  A $377M forecasted … Continued

Higher Education Funding