Tag: Budget

The Compromise In The Tennessee Senate

Humphrey has the scoop. A compromise plan to balance the state budget was presented today by Senate Democratic Leader Jim Kyle, who said it was the result of bipartisan negotiations involving both the House and Senate. The proposal accepts that…

A Bad Day For Memphis City Schools

From the Commercial Appeal: Nearly 600 jobs, including 400 part-time teacher’s aides, will be lost as Memphis City Schools comes to terms with the funding shortfall that has shadowed it since the City Council cut funding two years ago. On…

Republican Back Down on Pre-K Cuts

The Memphis Daily News and other outlets report that Republicans in the Tennessee Legislature have backed down from earlier statements about the possibility of cutting back on Pre-K funding. The State of Tennessee currently spends less than .3% of the…

Budget Time in Memphis

In Morning Coffee, Trace mentioned that Memphis Mayor A C Wharton has released his budget. If you’re not keeping up with his blog you’re really missing out on some good and detailed information about what’s going on in the city,…