A look at Haslam's $32.8B annual spending plan

A look at Haslam's $32.8B annual spending plan

Here is a look at some of the new items included in Republican Gov. Bill Haslam's $32.8 billion annual spending plan:

Here is a look at some of the new items included in Republican Gov. Bill Haslam's $32.8 billion annual spending plan:

— $577 million in building and maintenance projects.

— $350 million for TennCare inflation and for increased enrollment under federal health care law.

— $126 million for jail payments, prison construction and corrections medical contracts.

— $105 million for pay increases and adjustments for state employees.

— $102 million for economic development grants and film incentives.

— $77 million for the K-12 education funding formula.

— $52 million for information technology for school districts.

— $50 million for higher education.

— $46 million for state employee health insurance.

— $22 million to pay for a 0.25 percent reduction in the sales tax on groceries.

— $19 million to reduce the inheritance tax.

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Source: Office of Legislative Analysis.


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