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Eminent domain no excuse for property abuse

Beacon CEO Justin Owen pens an article in the Tennessean calling for an end to eminent domain abuse.

October 30th, 2013 | Commentary | Read More

POSTPONED: What a Unionized VW Plant Means for Workers’ Rights

Join Steve Moore & Terry Bowman to discuss the impact of the United Auto Workers’ efforts to unionize the Volkswagen plant in Chattanooga.

October 24th, 2013 | Events | Read More

Education funds not being spent wisely

Justin Owen, Benjamin Clark, and Alexandria Gilbert pen an article on Beacon’s new education spending study.

September 4th, 2013 | Commentary | Read More

WBIR-TV examines Beacon’s education funding study

Knoxville’s NBC affiliate welcomes Justin Owen live in studio to discuss the study’s findings.

August 22nd, 2013 | Recent News | Read More

NewsChannel 9 reports on Beacon’s new education study

Taxpayers and one Hamilton County school board member react to Beacon’s findings on education spending.

August 20th, 2013 | Recent News | Read More

Fox17 takes a look at Beacon’s new education funding report

Beacon’s Justin Owen discussed the findings in a new study analyzing Tennessee education spending.

August 20th, 2013 | Recent News | Read More

Following the Money: A Tennessee Education Spending Primer

A new Beacon Center report analyzes how many tax dollars go into the classroom and the impact spending has on student performance.

August 19th, 2013 | Feature, Policy | Read More

ECD defends film incentives, calls Beacon criticisms “way off base”

A new story by Tennessee Watchdog notes Beacon’s argument against extending taxpayer money to filmmakers.

August 16th, 2013 | Recent News | Read More

Cronyism: A Tennessee Love Story

Beacon’s newest infographic shows how corporate welfare runs amuck in the Volunteer State.

August 2nd, 2013 | Commentary | Read More

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