Good public policy should always be designed to incentivize people to get back to work, aligning the short-run with the long-run. READ MORE
It would be patently unfair—and even reward bad actors—to force Tennesseans to fund a bailout of pension systems for bankrupt states like Kentucky. READ MORE
The Beacon Center respectfully disagrees with today’s ruling from the Davidson County Chancery Court that the ESA program is unconstitutional. This decision harms children in Davidson and Shelby County who are looking for a lifeline to receive a quality education starting this upcoming fall. Educational choice has consistently been deemed constitutional by courts across the country; this program does not unconstitutionally... READ MORE
We must all stand with small business owners who, like Carey, Lij, and Pat, are just struggling to survive under the weight of Nashville’s heavy thumb. READ MORE
At the rate that local lawmakers are attempting to raise taxes, accountability from taxpayers might be the only thing that will slow them down. READ MORE
It matters less what our individual opinions are on the best way for the government to deal with COVID-19 than our understanding that these arbitrary rules unfairly hurt business owners and people who are just trying to make a living and put food on the table. READ MORE
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