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Tennessee: A Tale of Two School Systems
"Even though the Opportunity Scholarship legislation has passed the State Senate by wide margins, there is still work that needs to be done...
Right to Try law takes effect
"We are not satisfied with just passing this Right to Try law; we want to make sure people will be able to take advantage of it."
New study shows Tennessee small businesses are optimistic about future
"Thumbtack.com released a survey which found that small businesses in Tennessee showed increasing optimism"
Chile’s Rise and Fall
"As Greece’s economy tanked, Chile prospered. The poor got wealthier, but not at the expense of the rich."
New law will help students with special needs succeed
Check out the piece by Beacon CEO Justin Owen that was featured in the Chattanooga Times Free Press.
Study: Three pro-Insure Tennessee hospitals gouged the uninsured
Community Health Systems, which has pushed expanded Medicaid in Tennessee, overcharged the uninsured by as much as 10 times what they should...
2015 Pork of the Year “Winner” Announced
We let you decide which instance of government waste should be named the Pork of the Year.
“Inclusionary Zoning” Rests on Faulty Economics
"The proposal is an incredibly inefficient way to address the needs of low-income families and will only invite corruption."
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