Comfortable With the Cuts

Knox County Commission

Knox County Commission appears amenable to a 30 percent reduction in the county’s indigent care program.

Small Step

The UT Torchbearer

UT’s proposed budget keeps tuition increases low. But a decade of hikes has still left it one of the priciest state schools in the Southeast.

Help Wanted

City County Building

With unemployment low, the City of Knoxville is finding it difficult to fill positions in multiple departments.

Capital Numbers

City County Building

Rogero’s last proposed budget as mayor contains a big drop in capital spending, but it’s more of a pause than a trend.

The Deepest Cut

Providers say a proposed reduction in the Health Department’s indigent care program will hurt their efforts to serve the poorest residents of Knox County.

Taking Care of Basics

Knox County Mayor Glenn Jacobs

Knox County Mayor Glenn Jacobs’ first budget sticks with a proven template, but adds (and subtracts) a few flourishes.

Steady As He Goes

City County Building

In his first proposed budget, Knox County Mayor Glenn Jacobs isn’t raising any taxes or rocking any boats.

Friendly Reception

School board 4-24-19

The Knox County school board enthusiastically approves a $506.6 million proposed budget and a capital plan with three new elementary schools.