House passes $38.6 billion budget as session winds down

By , Daily Memphian Updated: April 25, 2019 1:16 PM CT | Published: April 24, 2019 7:00 PM CT

The state House of Representatives approved a nearly $38.6 billion budget Wednesday, including $27.3 million to fund a TennCare program for severely disabled children and $18 million in pork barrel money, which could be a hurdle in Senate budget talks.

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Sam Stockard is a Nashville-based reporter with more than 30 years of journalism experience as a writer, editor and columnist covering the state Legislature and Tennessee politics for The Daily Memphian.


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