We have compiled an FAQ sheet on Tennessee’s new “Safer at Home” Executive Order. READ MORE
Through technology and innovation, Tennessee is doing its part to find a vaccine for COVID-19 thanks in part to Summit—the world’s most powerful supercomputer—located at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory. The Summit supercomputer, built by IBM, is part of the newly formed COVID-19 High Performance Computing Consortium (HPCC) which has academic institutions, federal laboratories, and... READ MORE
If we had to eliminate a regulation during this crisis, why does that regulation need to exist in the first place? READ MORE
A brand new package of 20 policy solutions focused on what policies the state of Tennessee should and shouldn't enact moving forward when it deals with COVID-19 READ MORE
We can both protect public health in the short-run while also minimizing long-term economic damage. READ MORE
It is refreshing to see some leaders use this opportunity to lean on the power of the free market to solve this crisis. READ MORE
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