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Corporate Welfare PoliGraphic

Beacon has published a new infographic exposing the pitfalls to government picking winners and losers in business.

July 31st, 2013 | Feature, Policy | Read More

Pork Report gets media coverage far and wide

Click below for a list of television, radio, and newspaper stories on Tennessee’s only book on government waste.

June 28th, 2013 | Recent News | Read More

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

Beacon’s most famous annual publication comes packed with government pork in 2013.

June 26th, 2013 | Feature, Policy | Read More

Unions have lost workers’ trust

Beacon’s Justin Owen and Professional Educators of Tennessee’s J.C. Bowman co-author an article on workers rights in the Tennessean.

June 25th, 2013 | Commentary | Read More

TBD: Sign up to receive exclusive event invitations

Click on the “E-mail Alerts” tab at the top to receive updates about Beacon’s special events.

June 20th, 2013 | Events | Read More

Volkswagen layoffs loom amid questions of new “clawback” rules

A new law purporting to protect taxpayers will not impact the corporate welfare recipient’s recent decision to lay off 500 workers.

May 28th, 2013 | Recent News | Read More

June 12: Wall Street Journal’s Steve Moore

Wall Street Journal Editorial Board Member Steve Moore will speak about how states and the free markets can cure our woes.

May 20th, 2013 | Events | Read More

Florida policing for profit problems point to Tennessee solution

Beacon’s work to reform the state’s civil forfeiture laws is noted in an AP story.

May 10th, 2013 | Recent News | Read More

Tri-Cities TV station covers Beacon’s welfare abuse reform efforts

The news story also notes how the Beacon investigation led to changes in state law to curb EBT card abuse.

May 9th, 2013 | Recent News | Read More

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