Littman v. Department of Labor: Fighting for Freelance Freedom
With its bustling music industry, Nashville is home to many freelancers and independent contractors. Many of these individuals choose to be...
Tennessee should create an economic environment that allows workers, entrepreneurs, and businesses to thrive.
In 2022, the Beacon Center has traveled the state to listen to our fellow Tennesseans about the challenges they face. From our listening tour, we identified economic opportunity as one of the four top policy issues facing Tennesseans.
As part of this listening tour, for the past year, Beacon has partnered with 12 entrepreneurs to study the barriers to entrepreneurship and innovation in our state. Their work has culminated in a series of reforms designed to make Tennessee the friendliest place to start and grow a business and become a magnet for jobs and opportunity. To that end, our Entrepreneurship & Innovation Council has proposed 13 different reforms, including the following:
You can read all of the Entrepreneurship & Innovation Council’s recommendations here: beacontn.org/eandicouncil