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TN state agencies told to plan for budget cuts

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Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam. AP photo Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam. AP photo
Governor Bill Haslam is calling on all state agencies to plan for up to 7-percent spending cuts in the upcoming budget year.  

The move comes following a spending year in which revenues fell more than 300-million dollars short of projections, leading the governor to cancel planned raises for state workers and teachers.  

The governor says a recent decline in business taxes is due to overpayments the previous year.  
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