UT Trustees OK $3B Budget

Growing enrollments and record state funds enable the UT system to keep a cap on tuition while expanding research initiatives.

More Beds, Fewer Staff

The impact of new behavioral health facilities could be blunted by workforce shortages among local providers.

Civics Institute Takes Shape

Amid faculty concerns, Gov. Lee’s proposed Institute for American Civics at UT moves closer to reality with bipartisan legislative support.

Raising the Rates

Mental Health Commissioner Marie Williams

Tennessee mental health providers see hope for increased state funding this year.

Numbers Game

The state House redistricting plan radically changes the boundaries of three Knox County districts and assigns a new number to one of them.

Health Boards Draw More Fire

Tennessee State Capitol Building

Another bill to disempower local health boards advances in the Legislature. This one would ban “vaccine passports.”

Opposing Lineups

A special sales-tax district could help pay for a new baseball stadium, but at least one City Council member doesn’t want to play ball.