A Budget Bounce

School budget chart

After tightening its belt this year, Knox County Schools is expecting a big revenue increase for 2021-22. What will it pay for?

Slicing the Pie

The Kincannon administration opened three days of budget hearings on Tuesday to help sort out next year’s spending plan.

Budget Resilience

Despite the pandemic, the city’s mid-year financial review shows revenues keeping pace with spending, at least for now.

Budget Offsides

Neyland Stadium

Pandemic-related losses in the University of Tennessee’s Athletics Department have created an estimated $40 million funding gap.

Sales Tax Surprise

Knox County Commission, Main Assembly Room

State data through May shows people continuing to spend money during the pandemic, producing more revenue than local officials expected. Will that continue?

Justice and Dollars

UT Board of Trustees

University of Tennessee leadership pledges action on racial equity while approving a pandemic-strapped budget.

Up, Down and In Between

School board Chair Susan Horn

New numbers from the state suggest that the budget picture for Knox County Schools might be both better and worse than expected.