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Union bosses threatened by homegrown freedom-fighters

A New York newspaper highlights Beacon's successful efforts to push back against union attempts to turn Tennessee into Detroit. Read More

Beacon Commentary

Hall Income Tax hurts Tennessee, especially seniors

Beacon's Lindsay Boyd tells the story of seniors and entreprenuers harmed by the tax in a Tennessean article. Read More

Beacon Policy

Video: Families want School Choice NOW

Watch our new inspiring video covering our school choice rally featuring over 1,000 people from across the state. Read More

Beacon Events

May 6: Steve Moore Event in Knoxville

Join us for a special event in Knoxville to hear about the state of the economy from one of the nation's foremost economists. Read More

Recent Articles

Union bosses threatened by homegrown freedom-fighters

A New York newspaper highlights Beacon’s successful efforts to push back against union attempts to turn Tennessee into Detroit.

April 17th, 2014 | Recent News | Read More

Beacon statement on death of Hall Tax repeal bill

Beacon CEO expresses disappointment in the inability to advance a repeal of Tennessee’s income tax secret.

April 17th, 2014 | Recent News | Read More

Opportunity scholarship proposal withdrawn

Politicians block low-income families seeking greater educational choice in Tennessee.

April 15th, 2014 | Recent News | Read More

State Senate passes opportunity scholarships bill

Read the joint statement in support by Beacon, Tennessee Federation for Children, and StudentsFirst.

April 10th, 2014 | Recent News | Read More

Why TN’s zero-tax street cred comes with an asterisk

A recent Forbes article notes Beacon’s work to tell the stories of those harmed by the Hall Income Tax.

April 4th, 2014 | Recent News | Read More

Tennessee moves one step closer to an opportunity scholarship program

Bipartisan members of the State Senate Education Committee pass educational choice bill.

March 26th, 2014 | Recent News | Read More

May 6: Steve Moore Event in Knoxville

Join us for a special event in Knoxville to hear about the state of the economy from one of the nation’s foremost economists.

March 25th, 2014 | Events | Read More

Subsidies to popular museums scrutinized

Beacon’s Lindsay Boyd explains to Fox 17 why it is unfair to give taxpayer handouts to some attractions and not others.

March 14th, 2014 | Recent News | Read More

Beacon Center joins effort to provide tax relief to seniors and job creators

Lawmakers, tax reform groups unveil plan to repeal Hall Income Tax on stocks and bonds.

March 4th, 2014 | Recent News | Read More

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