February 14, 2019
Current and historical incarceration trends for Tennessee's state prisoner population provide context for discussions about criminal justice reform.
February 14, 2019
Facts and trends on how Tennessee budgets for incarceration of state prisoners, which is consistently among the largest state revenue expenses.
February 1, 2019 Medical Costs and Worker Absenteeism from Health Issues Attributed to Adverse Childhood Experiences
The economic cost of adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) among Tennessee adults was $5.2 billion in direct medical costs and lost productivity in 2017.
January 3, 2019
Tennessee's budget may not have enough rainy day reserves to withstand the next recession without tax hikes or spending cuts.
December 18, 2018 95 Counties Show Large Rural-Urban Differences
Census data show large differences in household income, poverty, education, and health insurance status between Tennessee’s rural and urban counties.
November 26, 2018
Our neighborhoods can affect our access to factors that influence health. Use the map to explore how life expectancy varies across Tennessee communities.
November 1, 2018
No matter who wins the election, these 5 challenges could keep Tennessee’s next governor and General Assembly busy throughout 2019 and beyond.
September 27, 2018
Our 3 takeaways from 2017 data on the uninsured in Tennessee and for the Chattanooga, Memphis, Knoxville, Kingsport-Bristol, and Nashville-Murfreesboro metro areas.
September 19, 2018
Tennessee collected about $636 million (or 4%) more than was originally budgeted for the fiscal year that ended on June 30, 2019
September 12, 2018
Tennessee is a great place to live. But we’re less healthy than the rest of the country, and that hurts our economy. Watch to learn how.