The Sycamore Institute Taps Eric Harkness as Next Leader Want Updates in Your Inbox? Subscribe Other Recent Work Tennessee Tax Revenue Tracker for FY 2022 October 18, 2021 - Just two months in, Tennessee has already collected about $646 million (24%) more tax revenue than lawmakers budgeted for this point in the fiscal year. A Short History of K-12 Education Funding in Tennessee September 30, 2021 - K-12 education is the largest state revenue expense in Tennessee’s budget. Here's how funding has changed since the current formula took effect in 1992. Tennessee Tax Revenue Tracker for FY 2021 August 17, 2021 - Tennessee collected 21% more tax revenue in FY 2021 than lawmakers initially budgeted, giving the state a $2.1 billion unbudgeted surplus. Covid Recession: Tracking Tennessee’s Economic Recovery To Date July 28, 2021 - The state's topline economic measures have largely recovered from COVID-19, but there are serious complications and lingering symptoms. The Sycamore Institute’s Laura Berlind to Step Down in 2021 July 13, 2021 - Sycamore's founding Executive Director Laura Berlind will step down later this year as her family prepares to relocate to the Washington, D.C. area. Criminal Justice Fees & Fines: 11 Options for Tennessee Policymakers July 8, 2021 - There's potential for policy change at many levels of government, but state law dictates most of the criminal fees and fines in Tennessee.