Tennessee believes to be truly qualified to put makeup on others, you need to spend 750 hours in a classroom. READ MORE
This inconsistency between two very similar occupations speaks to the arbitrary nature of these regulations. READ MORE
For such fast talkers, the process of becoming an auctioneer is a slow one. READ MORE
Let’s let Marshall’s story serve as a reminder of all the potential that is yet to be unleashed in our state. READ MORE
Let’s ask ourselves “How can we accomplish the goal of public safety?” Not “How can we make it harder for people to get a job?” READ MORE
To be a locksmith in Tennessee, an individual must pay the government $100, take 30 hours of education, and possess two years of experience. READ MORE
Lawmakers should follow suit with the shampooing license repeal and free hair braiders from needing government permission. READ MORE
Our lawmakers must seek a full repeal of the mandate that animal massage professionals also be licensed vets. READ MORE
We need to think long and hard before giving government bureaucrats even more control over our healthcare decisions. READ MORE
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A new poll indicates that Nashville voters actually support allowing people to rent out their homes. READ MORE
Check out the awards our documentary Rigged: The Injustice of Corporate Welfare has racked up. READ MORE
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