Southeastern Legal Foundation’s Director of Litigation Braden Boucek Explains Nashville’s Sidewalk Extortion

Tuesday morning on The Tennessee Star Report, host Leahy welcomed The Southeastern Legal Foundation’s Braden Boucek to talk about Metro Nashville’s sidewalk extortion.

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Report: Tennessee One of 11 States with Financial Surplus

Sheila Weinberg

Tennessee continued its trend of growing a financial surplus as the state ranked sixth nationally for its fiscal health, according to Truth in Accounting’s annual Financial State of the States report.

Using numbers that included data from the fiscal year that ended in June 2020, Tennessee had $8.7 billion more than it owed in obligations, amounting to a $4,400 surplus per taxpayer and earning a grade of B in the report, which was released Tuesday.

The state had a $3,400 surplus per taxpayer the year before.

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