K-12 tax & spending climate: For several years, revenues grew at 32% while expenses grew at 38%.

Tim Pagliara:

“Nashville/Franklin” has been my home for 35 years. These challenges will take a while to sort out. But I am confident in the leadership and the collective wisdom of the people that have made this such a great place to live and raise a family. Lots of people are going to leave New York and other high-tax states to create a life in cities like Nashville. My two cents: They don’t need any more help from the Tennessee Department of Economic Development.

And yes, what you have heard about Nashville harboring an aspiring song writer on every corner is true. In fact, I offer you a verse of the new song I’m working on, and if you remember the tune from Green Acres, I hope you’ll sing along!