Making Right to Work a catchall for everything someone doesn’t like is both disingenuous and incorrect. READ MORE
The changes in education arising from the pandemic may be viewed as a temporary necessity by some, but it could serve as floodgates for educational innovation. READ MORE
Chattanooga would be wise to save the green and get out of the greens fees business. READ MORE
“Do we have the stomach to enforce this law” really ought to be the first question asked before we pass a law. Regrettably, it rarely is. READ MORE
As we come within weeks of when schools would traditionally resume, school districts across the nation are grappling with how to safely do so. Some plan to proceed as normal with extra sanitation and social distancing protocols. Some are going virtual. Others are offering parents a choice between the two. But with many unanswered questions... READ MORE
Kudos to the 25 Council members for fighting to defend that dream in a time when having a source of income is both more difficult to come by and more important than it ever has been. READ MORE
In times of crisis and uncertainty, it is important to be careful of the individual liberties we give up for the appearance of safety. READ MORE
By now, we hope you know about the Beacon Center’s City Freedom Index, but in case you missed it, check it out here. The Freedom Index is Beacon’s newest report informing Tennesseans on the lengths at which local government is regulating your daily life. Its purpose is to equip citizens so they can vote with... READ MORE
Every year, thousands of people across the United States move to Tennessee. While their reasons may vary, many choose to live here due to state-level policies such as the lack of a state income tax, low taxes per capita, and low levels of debt. These policies are well known and their benefits well documented. While... READ MORE
We’ve got you covered on the biggest shockers from the 111th General Assembly. READ MORE
According to a recent Beacon poll, 68% of voters say they would vote for it on the ballot when that time comes. READ MORE
Last night may very well be the turning point in Nashville's growth and the day Nashville went from 'It' city to 'It was' city. READ MORE
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