By giving voters some skin in the game when it comes to local property tax increases, we can join the other 46 states in ensuring that property taxes don’t run amuck. READ MORE
The Beacon Center of Tennessee filed a motion to intervene in Mayor Cooper’s Education Savings Accounts (ESA) lawsuit on behalf of Nashville families. Beacon is defending Nashville mothers Bria Davis and Star Brumfield, whose children would benefit from the recently enacted program. Bria Davis is a single mother who lives in Nashville. She is the... READ MORE
If you think that you should have a say about property tax hikes in your community, sign this petition and join us in the fight for fiscal responsibility and low taxes! READ MORE
When we talk about such large expenditures of public money, taxpayers deserve the right to know who is receiving this money and if these companies are being held accountable. READ MORE
Our hope is that Right to Work will be enshrined in the Tennessee Constitution where it belongs, protecting worker freedom for generations to come. READ MORE
Karrie – fighting for transparency and parental control in Williamson County Schools Parents are entitled to full transparency when it comes to the education of their children. Sunshine is the best disinfectant, as the saying goes. To this end, Tennessee enacted a rigorous public records law so citizens could keep an eye on what government... READ MORE
When Will McLemore started McLemore Auction Company in 2006, it was one of the first online auction houses in the country. At the time, most auctioneers practiced exclusively in live auctions, but with the growth of online shopping, online auctions presented new opportunities for auctioneers to grow their businesses around the country. Will, with his... READ MORE
Properly structured, block grants can lead to better outcomes while spending fewer taxpayer dollars. READ MORE
All indicators show that Tennessee is now ahead of the curve and state lawmakers and policy workers should work to keep it that way. READ MORE
Social media users need to learn how to pick our battles. READ MORE
Brooke Harrell and her family live in Hurricane Mills, Tennessee, around 30 miles from Dickson where she works as a cosmetology instructor at Tennessee College of Applied Technology (TCAT). A graduate of TCAT-Dickson, Brooke has always lived in rural Tennessee, even though Nashville, less than 80 miles away is bursting with opportunities. Brooke’s husband is... READ MORE
We should cherish the free speech protections we still have and refrain from searching for self-gratifying ways of restricting some of those freedoms, lest we risk losing all of them. READ MORE
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