Posts Tagged ‘healthcare’

An Idea a Day: A Roadmap to Freedom

An Idea a Day: A Roadmap to Freedom
Every other year, the Beacon Center publishes “An Idea a Day” for each remaining legislative day of the current General Assembly. This year’s publication offers a roadmap to freedom, providing 57 ideas for the second session of the 108th General Assembly. Click here to download the...
December 3rd, 2013 | Feature, Policy | Read More

Tennessee rejects Medicaid expansion…for now

The Heartland Institute notes Gov. Bill Haslam’s decision to thus far reject a Medicaid expansion. The article quotes Beacon director of policy Trey Moore, who explains how this rejection does not mean Tennessee taxpayers will lose money to other states. “The notion that money will go to other...
April 22nd, 2013 | Recent News | Read More

Beacon speaks out against corporate welfare

The Nashville Metro Council is moving toward giving HCA, the nation’s largest hospital operator, a $66 million tax break to move one county over. WSMV, Channel 4 News gets Beacon CEO Justin Owen’s reaction to the handout. Watch the interview here.
November 27th, 2012 | Recent News | Read More

A Cure for What Ails Us

A Cure for What Ails Us
NASHVILLE – The Beacon Center of Tennessee today released a policy report outlining several state-led solutions to our nation’s healthcare woes. Over the next few months, Tennessee officials will have to make vital determinations about the implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care...
October 17th, 2012 | Feature, Policy | Read More

Beacon CEO on Paul Ryan’s Medicare proposal

The Knoxville News Sentinel gets Beacon CEO Justin Owen’s take on the Medicare reform proposal put forth by vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan. “If you cut through the rhetoric and the allegations we’re going to throw seniors off of Medicare, you’ll see it’s actually...
August 21st, 2012 | Recent News | Read More

Beacon issues statement on healthcare ruling

The Beacon Center of Tennessee, the state’s free market think tank and advocate for patient-centered healthcare reform, issued the following statement in light of the Supreme Court’s Affordable Care Act decision: We are deeply disappointed that the Supreme Court chose to uphold President Obama’s...
June 28th, 2012 | Recent News | Read More

Beacon “wielding growing influence in state politics”

Friday’s Nashville Business Journal published a series of articles detailing the fight over a proposed 13 percent property tax hike in Nashville. Beacon is mentioned in all three articles (subscription required). The first is an article on the overall tax hike battle itself. Beacon Center of Tennessee,...
June 8th, 2012 | Recent News | Read More

Beacon’s recap of Supreme Court arguments

Following three days of oral arguments on the Obamacare law before the Supreme Court, the Knoxville News Sentinel sits down with Beacon CEO Justin Owen to get his take. Read the entire article, titled “Opponents, proponents see reason for hope following court arguments,” at this link. Later...
March 29th, 2012 | Recent News | Read More

State on wrong track with health exchange

Marking the second anniversary of Obamacare’s enactment and days before the Supreme Court hears its case, Beacon CEO Justin Owen teams up with the American Legislative Exchange Council’s Christie Herrera to pen an article in the Tennessean. The article warns state leaders against implementing...
March 23rd, 2012 | Commentary | Read More

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