School bus drivers protest pay cuts

Support staff asks school board for across-the-board cuts More

Unions take swipe at schools over proposed cuts

Representatives say custodians and bus drivers are being unfairly targeted in budget proposal More

Bus drivers, central office hardest hit in school budget cuts

District will also save money by contracting out custodial services More

Mentally and physically disabled protest TennCare cuts

Groups convene in Capitol to lobby legislature to reject governor's cuts to Medicaid system   More

Metro schools prepare to slash $35M from budget

Register says 'drastic cuts' will not include any classroom teaching positions More

Metro libraries preparing for possible cuts

Finance director says it’s too early to think about next budget year More

Bredesen previews possible budget cuts

Governor muses that perhaps health departments can exit primary-care role; also says he will call special session on workers' comp if all sides agree More

Parks cuts softer than expected

Only a handful of jobs will be eliminated More

Council passes $1.5B Metro budget

Budget cuts mean layoffs, pay freezes and skipping longevity bonuses More
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City won’t raise property taxes, mayor says, though budget cuts are coming

Mayor Karl Dean’s annual State of Metro address Thursday gave assurances that he will not ask for a property tax increase next week when he presents a city operating budget proposal to Metro Council. More
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