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By Peter White Budget Priorities With Less Money to Spend NASHVILLE, TN – State Comptroller Justin P. Wilson chaired a meeting of the State Funding Board last week for Governor Lee who attended remotely. Lee has to plan for the state’s recovery and figure out what has to be cut from his budget.  Five economists gave their forecasts for the state’s economic recovery in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. Two of the five analysts said unless the coronavirus is contained all bets are off. They estimated tax revenue shortfalls that ranged from $583 million to $1.7 billion next year. All predicte...

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