Tennessee Colleges Seek Funds for BuildingNovember 15, 2016 |
by Emily Siner
The state has a budget surplus, and government agencies have a lot of ideas of how to spend it.
During a series of budget hearings this month, they’re making their case to the governor about what should be funded next year. And for Tennessee’s public higher education systems — which run 50 technical colleges, community colleges and universities — that request includes a big line item: $340 million for capital projects.