Tennessee's state budget includes cuts to higher education funding, payments to TennCare providers, and contribution's to the state's rainy day fund. Governor Haslam amended his proposed budget, following months of lower than expected tax collections.
Few Lawmakers Try To Change It, So Governor Haslam Gets The Budget He Wants
WPLN’s Bradley George talks with Andrea Zelinski, reporter for the Nashville Post and Nashville Scene.
[box] It took lawmakers just 11 days to pass Governor Bill Haslam’s updated budget. It includes no pay raises for teachers or state employees, as the Governor originally promised. Although they considered changes, lawmakers passed the budget as-is.[/box]
Bradley George is WPLN's Morning Edition host. He covers a wide range of stories, from local history to the electric vehicle market. A native of North Carolina, he worked at radio stations there and in Alabama before arriving in Nashville in 2011.