ThinkTN unveils State of Our State Dashboard for 2019

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Feb. 5, 2019) – Tennessee’s overall economy is strong, but our rural areas and working families face financial challenges, according to the 2019 State of Our State dashboard ThinkTennessee released today. The dashboard shows how Tennessee ranks nationally across 100 different indicators and highlights opportunities to improve and …

ThinkTN in the News: Past the Gig City, a Digital Divide Separates Some Tennesseans

WUTC Chattanooga (Oct. 16, 2018) — The nonprofit, nonpartisan research organization ThinkTennessee is evaluating the state’s digital divide: ThinkTennessee says thousands of residents are missing out on the economic, health and educational benefits of having broadband Internet service. In some areas, it’s simply unavailable; in others, it’s unaffordable for low-income …

Knoxville locals discuss Tennessee voting

Tennessee Journal (Sept. 29, 0218) — “It is critically important in these uncertain and dangerous times that Tennesseans understand it is imperative to be involved in local, state and federal elections,” Dr. Daryl Carter, associate professor of history at East Tennessee State University, said. The Emporium Center of Knoxville, Tennessee …