Beacon Weekly Roundup- July 22nd

July 22, 2016 8:43AM

Beacon Blog Roundup

2016 Pork Report

On Tuesday, the Beacon Center released its 11th annual Pork Report, which detailed $480 million in waste, fraud, and abuse of taxpayer dollars.

Catching Up with Madison Ott

Hannah Cox catches up with Madison Ott, recipient of the inaugural Beacon Scholarship.

Beacon in the News

News Channel 5 in Nashville interviewed Beacon Center CEO Justin Owen about the egregious abuse of taxpayer dollars in the Head Start program.

This week, the Beacon Center had over 30 media hits covering the release of our annual pork report, media outlets statewide reporting on the release. Here are some of the outlets who covered it:

Nashville Public Radio
WVLT (CBS Knoxville)
Knoxville News Sentinel
WDEF (CBS Chattanooga)
FOX 17 (FOX Nashville)
WBIR (NBC Knoxville)
WATE (ABC Knoxville)
The Tennessean
WKRN (ABC Nashville)
WTVC (ABC Chattanooga)
Tennessee Watchdog
Local Memphis
Chattanooga Times Free Press
WSMV (NBC Nashville)