Posts Tagged ‘business-friendly cities’

Brentwood: Tennessee’s Most Business-Friendly City, Two Years Running

Brentwood: Tennessee’s Most Business-Friendly City, Two Years Running
One-Pager: Ranking of Tennessee’s Top 50 Cities Full Report: How Business-Friendly are Tennessee’s Cities?  NASHVILLE, TN — The Beacon Center of Tennessee, the state’s free market think tank, today announced the results of its eighth annual ranking of the state’s Most Business-Friendly...
November 18th, 2013 | Feature, Policy | Read More

Bartlett turns to Biz-Friendly Cities Report for guidance

The Commercial Appeal notes that the Memphis suburb of Bartlett is touring two Middle Tennessee cities to learn how they became so business-friendly. A group of Bartlett leaders are headed to Middle Tennessee on Friday morning to get a look at how two cities have successfully recruited new business…Mt....
January 25th, 2013 | Recent News | Read More

Business-friendly title well earned for Brentwood

Today’s Tennessean covers the recent presentation of our Most Business-Friendly City Award to Brentwood. Read the article to find out why Brentwood is Tennessee’s Most-Business Friendly City in 2012.
December 5th, 2012 | Recent News | Read More

Brentwood: Tennessee’s Most Business-Friendly City

Brentwood: Tennessee’s Most Business-Friendly City
One-Pager: Ranking of Tennessee’s Top 50 Cities Full Report: How Business-Friendly Are Tennessee’s Cities?   NASHVILLE – The Beacon Center of Tennessee, the state’s free market think tank, today announced the results of its seventh annual ranking of the state’s 50 most populous...
November 19th, 2012 | Feature, Policy | Read More

Taxi regulations harm consumers, cost jobs

The Metro Nashville Transportation Licensing Commission, which regulates taxicabs, limos, sedans, and horse-drawn carriages, recently came under fire after it was revealed that its inspectors were posing as police officers. Beacon Center research associate Steven Strausbaugh pens an article in today’s...
July 20th, 2012 | Commentary | Read More

New poll: 68 percent of Nashville voters oppose tax hike

New poll: 68 percent of Nashville voters oppose tax hike
June 12, 2012 NASHVILLE – The Beacon Center of Tennessee, the state’s Nashville-based free market think tank, today released portions of a poll concerning the proposed 13 percent property tax increase in Davidson County. The opinion survey informed voters of Mayor Karl Dean’s proposed budget and...
June 12th, 2012 | Policy | Read More

Beacon’s budget solution makes media waves

Nashville’s Channel 4 News takes a look at the Beacon Center’s policy brief outlining how Nashville can balance its budget without a tax increase. Watch the entire interview here. In addition, other media outlets have covered the policy brief, including: Fox 17 – Tax Hike Plan Sees...
May 22nd, 2012 | Recent News | Read More

Farragut earned business-friendly ranking

Justin Owen, president & CEO of the Beacon Center, praises Farragut for its low taxes, strong education results, and job and population growth, leading it to the top of the Center’s 2011 Business-Friendly Cities rankings. This article originally appeared in Sunday’s Knoxville News Sentinel.   by...
December 4th, 2011 | Commentary | Read More

Lawmakers seek to require voter approval of tax hikes

The Beacon Center’s Ryan Turbeville talks to Channel 4 News in Nashville about a state lawmaker’s proposal to require voter approval of any local property tax increases that are greater than one percent. Click here to watch the entire interview.
November 30th, 2011 | Recent News | Read More

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