A new audit is highly critical of the incentives the state gives to the film and TV industry. The comptroller’s report questions more than $25 million dollars in payouts and how that money was distributed.Read more ›
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TNIvestco is supposed to turn small companies into business heavyweights, with the help of taxpayer dollars. But a comptroller’s audit says the program isn’t accounting for the money it’s spent. That makes it difficult to know how many jobs have been created with the state funds.Read more ›
In more than 80 cases, Tennessee parole officers continued to file reports after an offender’s death. That’s according to a new audit from the State Comptroller’s office. In most cases, the officers didn’t have to make contact with a parolee—they just had to see if their names appeared in arrest records. In one instance, an officer kept reporting on a parolee, 19 years after his death.Read more ›
The District Attorney from Huntington used confiscated sports cars and weapons as his own, according to an audit released by the state comptroller Wednesday. He also allowed drug helicopters to fly dignitaries to high school football games.Read more ›
Contrary to previous studies on Tennessee’s pre-K program, new research from Vanderbilt University shows huge student gains, particularly in reading.Read more ›
Tuesday in New York, Governor Phil Bredesen asked bond rating agencies to bump Tennessee back up to a AAA status.Read more ›