How Tennessee Judges Look at Defendants’ Ability to Pay Fees and Fines Want Updates in Your Inbox? Subscribe Other Recent Work Tennessee Tax Revenue Tracker for FY 2022 January 21, 2022 - Four months in, Tennessee has collected about $1.6 billion (26%) more tax revenue than lawmakers budgeted for this point in the fiscal year. Income, Poverty, Education, and Insurance Coverage in Tennessee in 2020 January 10, 2022 - Census Bureau estimates show Tennessee lagged the U.S. on income, poverty, education, and health insurance coverage in 2020. 6 Facts About State and Local Education Funding in Tennessee December 8, 2021 - How do Tennessee's state and local governments split the cost of K-12 education? It depends on the school district. Four Ways to Improve Tennessee’s Criminal Fee and Fine Data Infrastructure December 2, 2021 - Basic questions about criminal justice fees & fines that current data can't answer and best practices to collect better information Mental Health, Substance Abuse, and COVID-19 in Tennessee November 15, 2021 - The pandemic exacerbated behavioral health needs while limiting access to care at at time when many metrics were already headed in the wrong direction. Tennessee May Have an Extra $3 Billion to Budget Next Year October 29, 2021 - Even after the Ford deal, Gov. Lee and Tennessee lawmakers may still have at least $3 billion in unallocated funds to appropriate next year.