Tennessee Governor's Budget Plan Pushes Flat Income Tax
- Schools, not teachers, would get more money. Johnston, Robert C. // Education Week;02/19/97, Vol. 16 Issue 21, p13
Reports on Tennessee Governor Don Sundquist's unveiling of a $14.4 billion budget plan that would add $390 million in new spending for schools, juvenile justice and health care for 1997.
- Tennessee governor signs 'band-aid' budget for 2000. Reisman, Michael // Bond Buyer;06/29/99, Vol. 328 Issue 30672, p5
Reports that Tennessee Governor Don Sundquist has signed a $16.6 billion state budget. Use of one-time revenues and `Band-Aid' solutions; Proposed allocation of the budget.
- Tennessee Governor Calls for New Spending and Tax Code Changes. DeSue, Tedra // Bond Buyer;02/21/2001, Vol. 335 Issue 31081, p34
Focuses on the call for education and health care allocation budget despite revenue shortfall by Tennessee Governor Don Sundquist in Atlanta, Georgia. Call for tax changes to cover additional spending initiatives and shortfall; Accommodation for K-12 education and for TennCare; Salary increase...
- Tennessee governor asks for GOs, income tax for fiscal 2001. Whalen, Robert // Bond Buyer;02/01/2000, Vol. 331 Issue 30819, p3
Reports on Tennessee Governor Don Sundquist's fiscal 2001 budget proposal. Request for 210 million dollars general obligation debt; Call for a state personal income tax.
- Tennessee governor proposes nearly tripling bond issuance for fiscal 1999. McKenna, Jon // Bond Buyer;02/03/98, Vol. 323 Issue 30323, p3
Reports that Tennessee Governor Don Sundquist has proposed tripling the municipal bond issuance in fiscal 1999. General obligation bonds (GOs); Revenue bonds; Job reduction; Programs that would benefit from the GOs; Increase in the fiscal 1999 budget; State government spending.
- Tennessee Legislators Hope to OK Budget in Time to Avoid Shutdown. DeSue, Tedra // Bond Buyer;06/05/2000, Vol. 332 Issue 30905, p3
Reports on the efforts of the Tennessee General Assembly to come up with a budget for fiscal 2001 to avoid having the government shut down due to its failure to balance the budget. Proposal by Governor Don Sundquist; Impasse between lawmakers and Sundquist.
- Tennessee Legislature Overrides Governor's Veto of `Fudge-It Budget'. DeSue, Tedra // Bond Buyer;06/29/2000, Vol. 332 Issue 30923, p4
Reports that the Tennessee Legislature has overridden Governor Don Sundquist's veto of the state's budget bill for 2001. Budget's reliance on projected revenue estimates rather than implementation of new taxes or expense reduction; Other concerns by Sundquist about the budget.
- Sundquist's Tax Would Cover Shortfalls, Teachers. Sack, Joetta L. // Education Week;2/13/2002, Vol. 21 Issue 22, p28
Focuses on Tennessee Governor Don Sundquist and his 8th and final State of the State Address in 2002. Indication that the budget would be balanced despite a shortfall of revenue; Idea that education at all levels will be funded; Brief details of the proposed fiscal 2003 budget that includes a...
- Pay Raise for Teachers Favored by Sundquist. Coles, Adrienne D. // Education Week;02/09/2000, Vol. 19 Issue 22, p21
Focuses on the State of the State Address by Tennessee Governor Don Sundquist which focused on the proposal to increase state education budget. Plan of the governor for the salaries of teachers in Tennessee.