Legislature reaches agreement for $38.6 billion budget

By , Daily Memphian Updated: April 30, 2019 9:17 PM CT | Published: April 30, 2019 7:35 PM CT

The state Senate approved a $38.6 billion budget for fiscal 2019-20 with a variety of tax cuts while adding $220 million to bolster the rainy day fund and give teachers pay increases totaling $71 million.


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Sam Stockard

Sam Stockard

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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