Posts Tagged ‘regulation’

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

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

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

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

An Unfair Exchange: Why Tennessee Should Not Implement Obamacare

An Unfair Exchange: Why Tennessee Should Not Implement Obamacare
Amidst discussions in the state legislature about the implications of setting up a state healthcare exchange under the Patient Protection & Affordable Care Act, the Beacon Center has published a policy insight outlining the myths vs. facts of a state-run exchange. Download the one-page insight at: http://www.beacontn.org/wp-content/uploads/An-Unfair-Exchange.pdf.
February 2nd, 2012 | Feature, Policy | Read More

Newspaper editorial board sides with Beacon

The Times editorial board of the Chattanooga Times Free Press concurs with Beacon’s choice of the Tennessee Wine & Spirits Wholesalers Association as its 2011 Lump of Coal Award winner. Read the editorial board’s position here.
December 19th, 2011 | Recent News | Read More

An Idea a Day: 51 Ideas for a Prosperous Tennessee

An Idea a Day: 51 Ideas for a Prosperous Tennessee
Beacon Center Provides Legislature with 51 Ideas for a Prosperous Tennessee Pamphlet offers a free market idea for each remaining legislative day of the General Assembly NASHVILLE – The Beacon Center of Tennessee, founded as the Tennessee Center for Policy Research, today made available in electronic...
December 19th, 2011 | Feature, Policy | Read More

And the winner is…

Liquor Lobby Receives Lump of Coal Award for Thwarting Wine in Grocery Stores NASHVILLE – The Beacon Center of Tennessee (formerly the Tennessee Center for Policy Research) today announced the Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of Tennessee as the recipient of its 2011 Lump of Coal Award. The Beacon Center...
December 12th, 2011 | Recent News | Read More

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