Billionaire Paul Allen's foundation is funding a new type of evacuation "cocoon" to help fly sick medical workers from West Africa
If you can't beat them, avoid them.
The Pentagon commits to planning for higher temperatures, and retired generals line up to help
Mobile food startups are moving beyond delivery into food prep
Cities relax or abandon purchasing restrictions in a bid to avoid more serious downturn
Ministry of Supply’s Aviator jacket combines the structure of a tailored garment with the functionality of a windbreaker
The Department of Education may double the number of debt collectors who go after defaulted federal student loans
This year's must-have Silicon Valley office accessory: a $199 bear costume
Rank: 13 (Previous Rank: N/A)
Budget gap (as a % of the total budget): 10.40%
Total gap: $1.2 billion
Gap before budget was approved: $468 million
Additional midyear gap: $700 million
Tennessee, which depends heavily on sales tax, has been hit hard by weak consumer spending. The state eliminated between 1,500 and 2,000 state employee positions and cut funding for higher education.