Beacon has long advocated for expanding parental choice, and we are grateful the governor is leading the charge to make it happen in 2024. READ MORE
Today, we released our second quarterly Beacon Poll, a statewide poll of 1,181 registered Tennessee voters comprised of questions about political races, policy issues, sports questions and more. In one of the country’s most watched 2024 Senate races, the poll results find incumbent Senator Marsha Blackburn with leads over her two potential Democratic rivals, Gloria Johnson and... READ MORE
The only person that should have access and control over your money, is you. Not the federal government. READ MORE
Of the 15 NFL stadiums that have synthetic turf, all but three received taxpayer money to help build the stadium. READ MORE
Local and state policymakers should be aware of the coming calls to fund public education more at the local and state level. READ MORE
Today, the Beacon Center filed a First Amendment lawsuit against the state of Tennessee. Beacon is representing Will McLemore and other online auctioneers in a challenge to a Tennessee law that requires online auctioneers to be licensed. This law threatens the livelihoods of Will, his employees, and other online auctioneers across the state, many of... READ MORE
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