May 8, 2019
Medical debt is surprisingly common in Tennessee across most demographic and socioeconomic groups, and it can have far-reaching effects on prosperity and health.
May 2, 2019
Data on the hospital, primary care, and substance abuse/mental health care resources available in each of Tennessee's 95 counties.
April 22, 2019
Governor Lee's FY 2020 budget amendment increases state expenditures by $208.7 million relative to the recommendation submitted in March.
April 5, 2019
Critical details are missing from a proposed Medicaid block grant for Tennessee. Its effect on TennCare's budget and flexibility from federal rules are unclear.
March 21, 2019
Get to know Carlissa and Megha, The Sycamore Institute's new Spring 2019 interns. Applications for Summer 2019 internships are due April 15.
March 15, 2019
The governor's recommended Budget for FY 2020 totals $38.6 billion, an increase of 1.1% over estimates for the current fiscal year.
March 8, 2019
Seb Rougemont, Judge Sheila Calloway, and Pamela Carter join the Sycamore family.
March 1, 2019
The cycle of supervision, release, and recidivism is a significant driver of Tennessee's state prisoner population.
March 1, 2019
Half of Tennessee’s local jail inmates in 2018 were people awaiting trial, conviction, or acquittal for felony or misdemeanor charges – up from 30% in 1990.
February 14, 2019
Current and historical incarceration trends for Tennessee's state prisoner population provide context for discussions about criminal justice reform.