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Lawmaker echos TCPR’s calls for cuts

WSMV, Channel 4 News interviews Justin Owen about a proposal to freeze pork spending.

December 15th, 2010 | Recent News | Read More

TCPR Announces Lump of Coal Award Winner

Coal ash spill foundation takes most un-coveted prize for its unscrupulous actions NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Center for Policy Research (TCPR) today announced the Roane County Economic Development Foundation as the recipient of its “2010 Lump of Coal Award.” TCPR awards this dubious distinction annually to the person or group in Tennessee who, more than […]

December 15th, 2010 | Feature | Read More

TN should say no to ObamaCare

TCPR launches “Enter the Fight, Defend Our Rights” to urge Tennessee to join Florida’s challenge of the new healthcare law.

December 15th, 2010 | Commentary | Read More

Dec. 21: Annual Open House

Join us just before Christmas for our annual Open House, where we will announce the winner of the “2010 Lump of Coal Award.”

December 15th, 2010 | Events | Read More

Business-Friendly Cities Recap

TCPR president Justin Owen recaps the Business-Friendly Cities Report in his monthly City Paper column.

December 13th, 2010 | Commentary | Read More

Justin Owen discusses mass transit

TCPR President Justin Owen is interviewed by the Heartland Institute on the failures of mass transit in Tennessee.

December 7th, 2010 | Recent News | Read More

Mt. Juliet named Tennessee’s Most Business-Friendly City

TCPR’s releases its annual report ranking the business climate of the state’s 50 most populous cities.

November 22nd, 2010 | Feature, Policy | Read More

Calling all watchdogs… email us your story!

Have an example of government waste, fraud or abuse? Tell us about by sending a confidential email to

November 21st, 2010 | Feature, Recent News | Read More

DNJ editorial board sides with TCPR

The editorial board of the Murfreesboro Daily News Journal agrees with Tennessee Center for Policy Research president Justin Owen, who said that the recent TVA pay hikes were “offensive.” Read the editorial here.

November 21st, 2010 | Recent News | Read More

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