# Tennessee state budget
Southern Christian Coalition Condemns Tennessee State Budget
Group says state should instead invest in "the least of these" A group of faith leaders affiliated with the Southern Christian Coalition condemned the current Tennessee state budget before the General Assembly and called on lawmakers to make improvements that benefit the "least of these."
Think Tank Says Gov. Lee's Budget Reaches "Unprecedented" Spending Levels
Sycamore Institute analysis shows state spending at an all-time high. A nonpartisan, nonprofit research group known as the Sycamore Institute released an analysis of Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee's proposed 2022-23 state budget and says it raises spending to "unprecedented" levels.