Detractors have come out against our messaging about the Nashville transit plan. We want to set the record straight and address a few key concerns that have come up. READ MORE
Tennessee should take into consideration the harm our occupational licensing laws cause our military and seek to do better by them. READ MORE
Nashville bans homesharing going back on a decision to allow homesharing in the city and going against the wishes of the legislature. Now it is the responsibility of the legislature to stop this serious infringement on property rights. READ MORE
The letter asks the Board to join the Beacon Center in working to eliminate high school degree requirement to become a barber. READ MORE
These reforms are necessary as we move programs forward and assist individuals in reaching self-sufficiency READ MORE
As more details are unveiled, the mayor’s train plan is looking less and less like the shiny gift under the tree and more like your ugliest Christmas sweater. READ MORE
"Before you bust out your shorthand, you have to get a license to be a court reporter in Tennessee." READ MORE
The majority of states don’t require a license to be an optician, and it doesn’t appear that those states’ citizens suffer from greater eyesight woes. READ MORE
When it comes to pest control applicators, it’s time for Tennessee to exterminate these overly burdensome education and training mandates. READ MORE
Read about the Beacon Center's latest lawsuit. READ MORE
We do not need two different licenses for athletic trainers and physical therapists. READ MORE
They also don’t ask the government to buy them the wheels and engine. They buy the whole car themselves. READ MORE
KEEP IN TOUCH WITH US
MORE FROM BEACON CENTER
A Tale of Redemption: The Lindsay Holloway Story
Watch the story of Lindsay Holloway
Watch the Gubernatorial Forum Live
Watch the Gubernatorial Forum live!
Beacon Releases New Criminal Justice Package
Advancing Sensible Justice Reform package.
Advancing Sensible Justice
You can read the Advancing Sensible Justice report by clicking here or on the picture below.
You can read the Dirty Dozen report by clicking here or on the picture below.
Blue Collars, Red Tape
Tennessee prides itself on being a state that values smaller government, less regulation, and respect for individual liberty. Yet, while we...
Beacon Releases 2017 Pork Report
The Pork Report Exposes Waste, Fraud, and Abuse in Tennessee government.
Shaw and Raynor vs. the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County
Who would have thought it would be illegal to make music in Nashville? Unfortunately, the city’s ban on home-based businesses means local mu...
KEEP IN TOUCH WITH US
WANT TO DO A STORY ABOUT SOMETHING YOU SEE HERE?
CONTACT US AT:
WHO ARE WE?
The Beacon Center of Tennessee empowers Tennesseans to reclaim control of their lives, so that they can freely pursue their version of the American Dream.