TBA Weekly Legislative Update: Budget Crunch - Articles

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Posted by: Berkley Schwarz on Apr 26, 2019
The Tennessee House of Representatives continued to set the legislative pace by passing a budget this week. That's typically one of the last major legislative hurdles before adjournment. Meanwhile the Senate saw its own version of the budget win approval yesterday in its revenue subcommittee, setting up the possibility of a budget battle between the two chambers. There is a real chance that the 2019 legislative session will wrap up next week, which would be in keeping with leadership’s goal of a May 1 adjournment. If past years are any indicator, the closing days of session are not lacking in drama, so things could get entertaining before the final gavel sounds.