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State sees worsening budget with department cutbacks and rescinded tax breaks

By , Daily Memphian Updated: May 29, 2020 9:11 AM CT | Published: May 28, 2020 4:33 PM CT

The Lee Administration is projecting COVID-related budget problems that will force the state to trim department budgets by 12% and to push off tax cuts such as phasing out the Hall income tax.


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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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