Archive for the ‘Policy’ Category

Video: Families want School Choice NOW

Video: Families want School Choice NOW
In late January, Beacon and nine other organizations hosted a massive rally on Capitol Hill in support of educational freedom. We just released an inspiring video of the rally and the families who traveled hundreds of miles to make their voices heard. Click here to watch the full School Choice NOW video.
February 26th, 2014 | Feature, Policy | Read More

Beacon Center calls for end to Hall Income Tax

Beacon Center calls for end to Hall Income Tax
NASHVILLE – The Beacon Center of Tennessee today released “Our State, Our Future,” a publication in the Faces of Freedom series that focuses on the harmful impact Tennessee’s investment income tax has on the lives of Tennesseans. The Hall Income Tax empowers the Tennessee General...
February 4th, 2014 | Feature, Policy | Read More

PoliGraphic: Pre-K Sham, Uncle Sam

PoliGraphic: Pre-K Sham, Uncle Sam
NASHVILLE – As President Obama delivers his sixth State of the Union address tonight, he calls upon the nation to support a number of costly social programs in the midst of an economic recovery that continues to fall short of expectations. In his 2013 address, the President advocated for the idea of...
January 28th, 2014 | Feature, Policy | Read More

Securing a Fiscally Sound Future for Tennessee

Securing a Fiscally Sound Future for Tennessee
Beacon proposes new calculations for the state spending limit  NASHVILLE – The Beacon Center of Tennessee today released a proposal to the Tennessee General Assembly on recalculating the Copeland Cap, a state spending limit devised by former Rep. David Copeland and approved by voters to the state...
January 21st, 2014 | Feature, Policy | Read More

An Idea a Day: A Roadmap to Freedom

An Idea a Day: A Roadmap to Freedom
Every other year, the Beacon Center publishes “An Idea a Day” for each remaining legislative day of the current General Assembly. This year’s publication offers a roadmap to freedom, providing 57 ideas for the second session of the 108th General Assembly. Click here to download the...
December 3rd, 2013 | Feature, Policy | Read More

Brentwood: Tennessee’s Most Business-Friendly City, Two Years Running

Brentwood: Tennessee’s Most Business-Friendly City, Two Years Running
One-Pager: Ranking of Tennessee’s Top 50 Cities Full Report: How Business-Friendly are Tennessee’s Cities?  NASHVILLE, TN — The Beacon Center of Tennessee, the state’s free market think tank, today announced the results of its eighth annual ranking of the state’s Most Business-Friendly...
November 18th, 2013 | Feature, Policy | Read More

Following the Money: A Tennessee Education Spending Primer

Following the Money: A Tennessee Education Spending Primer
Beacon Center report analyzes how many tax dollars go into the classroom NASHVILLE – A new study released today analyzes taxpayer spending on public education in Tennessee. In the study, the Beacon Center of Tennessee, the state’s premier free market policy organization, looked at the amount taxpayers...
August 19th, 2013 | Feature, Policy | Read More

Corporate Welfare PoliGraphic

Corporate Welfare PoliGraphic
Today, the Beacon Center of Tennessee published a new “PoliGraphic,” a policy infographic outlining some of the most massive corporate welfare deals in Tennessee over the past decade. The PoliGraphic also analyzes what could be done with the money that is doled out to favored companies and...
July 31st, 2013 | Feature, Policy | Read More

TN Pork Report Unearths Half-a-Billion Dollars in Government Waste

TN Pork Report Unearths Half-a-Billion Dollars in Government Waste
NASHVILLE – The Beacon Center of Tennessee today released its eighth annual Tennessee Pork Report, exposing more than $511 million squandered by state and local governments over the past year. The annual report published by the Beacon Center, the state’s leading free market think tank and taxpayer...
June 26th, 2013 | Feature, Policy | Read More

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