The final rankings based on the above categories will be released on July 4, 2020, giving every city time to pass reforms or make changes to improve its score. READ MORE
To all those companies seeking a friendly business environment here in Tennessee, welcome home. We’re glad to have you. READ MORE
Beacon is beginning a series of posts to help you get to know our board members. First, we have an interview with John Cerasuolo, Beacon Board Chairman. READ MORE
In the past few weeks alone, at least four local governments have proposed massive property tax increases totaling more than $200 million a year. READ MORE
“The government took away my ability to make money and limited the free market. They kept us out of business, so I’m thankful that the Beacon Center helped me fight that.” READ MORE
“I encourage [all braiders] to make an effort not to miss out on what we can do because of this bill. We get a clean slate. It finally happened.” READ MORE
The reason Tennessee should continue to give little—or, even better, outright eliminate these programs—is because film incentives have been shown to be a terrible value. READ MORE
Speedway Motorsports asked Nashville city officials for a handout to plop a racetrack next to the new Major League Soccer stadium that is already in the works and is itself subsidized by taxpayers. READ MORE
The Tennessee legislative session wrapped up this week. Here is a recap from Policy Coordinator Ron Shultis. READ MORE
"The next time a UT basketball fan complains about our lack of income tax, just remind them that without Tennessee’s forward-thinking tax policies, we would be stuck with the basketball equivalent of Butch Jones." READ MORE
Justin Owen addresses the facts about education savings accounts. READ MORE
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