December 27, 2018 9:20AM

Families like the Lopez family—who want and need choices for their children’s education—exist all over Tennessee. By implementing statewide ESAs, Tennessee parents will be able to decide the best course for their child’s education and dedicate the dollars that are already going toward education to their child’s specific needs. READ MORE

December 20, 2018 1:09PM

The Fresh Start Act was an excellent step in the right direction, but more changes need to be made to Tennessee’s harmful occupational licensing laws to lessen the burden of transitioning to life outside of incarceration for people like Taylor. READ MORE

December 17, 2018 9:55AM

In the 13th annual Tennessee Pork Report, the Beacon Center once again revealed millions of dollars in government waste, fraud, and abuse ranging from a new taxpayer-funded MLS soccer stadium in Nashville to a Memphis company that was given $5 million just to move across town. READ MORE

December 14, 2018 9:41AM

‘Twas the night before Christmas, and as is tradition,We would like to say thank you for supporting our mission.This year was successful, and we hope you’ll agree,That our policy victories have made us more free. It’s the time of the year for you to uncork,Our report that is filled with overspending and porkOur Pork Report will... READ MORE

November 27, 2018 10:49AM

The John Metros that you meet today and the man you would have met 10 years ago are two completely different people. Today, John works in prison ministry and with individuals who are coming out of prison and acclimating to that life. He knows what they need to hear, because not very long ago, he... READ MORE