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WBIR gets Beacon’s take on legislative session

The Knoxville TV station interviews Justin Owen on a range of upcoming policy issues.

February 19th, 2013 | Recent News | Read More

Mayor of Memphis takes taxpayers for a ride

Beacon Director of Policy Trey Moore comments on the mayor’s expensive SUV Cadillac, funded by taxpayers.

February 7th, 2013 | Recent News | Read More

Beacon investigation prompts welfare reform bill

Legislation is filed to protect taxpayers from abusive use of EBT cards

January 30th, 2013 | Recent News | Read More

Beacon hosts event for National School Choice Week

News Channel 5 covers Beacon’s event on school choice, featuring WNBA great Lisa Leslie and Overstock.com CEO Patrick Byrne.

January 30th, 2013 | Recent News | Read More

Bartlett turns to Biz-Friendly Cities Report for guidance

The Memphis suburb tours two other cities that took top honors in Beacon rankings on business-friendliness.

January 25th, 2013 | Recent News | Read More

Justin Owen on This Week with Bob Meuller

Beacon’s CEO appears on Nashville’s News 2 to discuss school choice.

January 20th, 2013 | Recent News | Read More

Voucher momentum is growing on Capitol Hill

The City Paper mentions Beacon’s survey of private schools in a story on the growing support for school choice in Tennessee.

January 20th, 2013 | Recent News | Read More

Jan. 29: A Discussion on School Choice

Join Overstock.com CEO Patrick Byrne, WNBA star Lisa Leslie, and student advocate Sandeep Thomas for a special National School Choice Week discussion.

January 18th, 2013 | Events | Read More

Tennessee Watchdog to transition from Beacon to Franklin Center

The investigative reporting website, started in 2009, will continue in its present form under new leadership.

January 15th, 2013 | Recent News | Read More

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