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Legislative Update: Week Ending 2-12-2021

Legislative Update: Week Ending 2-12-2021

TSEA February 12, 2021 Comments Off on Legislative Update: Week Ending 2-12-2021

“I said at the start how proud I am of my staff and cabinet, and I am just as proud of all of our fellow co-workers, the best state employees in all of America,”

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Raises and other recommendations included in proposed budget from Gov. Lee

Raises and other recommendations included in proposed budget from Gov. Lee

TSEA February 10, 2021 Comments Off on Raises and other recommendations included in proposed budget from Gov. Lee

Governor Lee during his Feb. 8, 2021 State of the State address recommended a 4-percent raise for State Employees. “I said at the start how proud I am of my staff and cabinet, and

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Gov. Lee proposes 4 percent raise for state employees

Gov. Lee proposes 4 percent raise for state employees

TSEA February 8, 2021 Comments Off on Gov. Lee proposes 4 percent raise for state employees

Governor Lee during his Feb. 8, 2021 State of the State address recommended a 4-percent raise for State Employees. “I said at the start how proud I am of my staff and cabinet, and

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TSEA urges Gov. Lee to prioritize state employees

TSEA urges Gov. Lee to prioritize state employees

TSEA February 4, 2021 Comments Off on TSEA urges Gov. Lee to prioritize state employees

NASHVILLE – The Tennessee State Employees Association urges Gov. Bill Lee to include funding for State and Higher Education salary and market adjustments in his proposed FY21/22 state budget. “Our state employees continue to

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Governor Lee’s Upcoming State of the State Address

Governor Lee’s Upcoming State of the State Address

TSEA February 2, 2021 Comments Off on Governor Lee’s Upcoming State of the State Address

On Monday, February 8, 2021, Gov. Lee will give his third State of the State address before a joint session of the Tennessee General Assembly. For more information about the State of the State,

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TSEA urges Governor Lee and Legislature to prioritize state employee pay

TSEA urges Governor Lee and Legislature to prioritize state employee pay

TSEA January 20, 2021 Comments Off on TSEA urges Governor Lee and Legislature to prioritize state employee pay

This week, the Tennessee General Assembly convened for a special legislative session on education to address urgent issues facing Tennessee students and schools in the 2021-22 school year, including learning loss, funding, accountability, literacy,

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State Revenues for December 2020

State Revenues for December 2020

TSEA January 11, 2021 Comments Off on State Revenues for December 2020

Tennessee Department of Finance and Administration Commissioner Butch Eley announced today that state revenue collections for December were $156.4 million higher than the budgeted estimate and were 7.84% more than December 2019. “Total tax

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Legislative Update: Week ending 6-19-2020

Legislative Update: Week ending 6-19-2020

TSEA June 19, 2020 Comments Off on Legislative Update: Week ending 6-19-2020

The Tennessee Legislature Thursday night passed a $39 billion state budget, which includes over $1 billion in cuts, including the elimination of FY20/21 raises for state employees. Earlier in the week, the House passed

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House passes amended state budget; Senate and House to negotiate differences

House passes amended state budget; Senate and House to negotiate differences

TSEA June 17, 2020 Comments Off on House passes amended state budget; Senate and House to negotiate differences

Today the Tennessee House passed an amended version of the state budget. The House version of the budget differs significantly from the Senate’s budget, which means the two legislative bodies must now negotiate and

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Legislative Update: Week ending 6-12-2020

Legislative Update: Week ending 6-12-2020

TSEA June 12, 2020 Comments Off on Legislative Update: Week ending 6-12-2020

The Senate yesterday passed a reduced state budget, which incorporates a multitude of cuts, including eliminating raises for state and higher education employees in the coming year.  We expect the House of Representatives will

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