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The United Auto Workers and VW Chattanooga “Win” 2014 Lump of Coal

"In the closest vote in Lump of Coal history that featured hundreds of votes from across the state of Tennessee, the United Auto Workers and Volkswagen Chattanooga edged out the Department of Labor and Workforce Development by just 3 votes. " Read More

Articles & Commentary

Beacon CEO Justin Owen Testifies Against EPA Rules

"Real Tennesseans will indeed be harmed financially—and substantially so—by the imposition of these rules." Read More

Policy & Publications

Beacon Supports Healthcare Freedom and Pans Medicaid Expansion in New Package

"The Beacon Center's Healthcare Reform Package for 2015 is our roadmap for legislators that would remove Tennessee's seat at the federal negotiation table and return the decision making to the kitchen tables of our state taxpayers." Read More

Tennessee Stories

Senator Mark Green Discusses the Problems with Obamacare

Check out the second video in our Obamacare Exposed series with State Senator Mark Green. Read More

Recent Articles

The United Auto Workers and VW Chattanooga “Win” 2014 Lump of Coal

“In the closest vote in Lump of Coal history that featured hundreds of votes from across the state of Tennessee, the United Auto Workers and Volkswagen Chattanooga edged out the Department of Labor and Workforce Development by just 3 votes. “

December 19th, 2014 | Beacon Blog, Feature, Recent News | Read More

Beacon CEO Justin Owen Testifies Against EPA Rules

“Real Tennesseans will indeed be harmed financially—and substantially so—by the imposition of these rules.”

December 19th, 2014 | Commentary | Read More

Corporate Theft

“To date, about $95 million of the corporate welfare doled out to the company is still outstanding and can’t be recouped by taxpayers.”

December 17th, 2014 | Beacon Blog, Feature, Recent News | Read More