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2018 Tennessee Legislative Summary
Let’s look at Beacon’s policy issues and draft our successes from the 2018 legislative session.
Tennessee ranked #1 for reducing occupational licenses!
Tennessee reduced the breadth and burden of its licensing by a whopping 5 percent.
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