In an ideal system of justice, every ex-offender is afforded the opportunity to make the most of their re-entry by earning gainful employment and a genuine shot at becoming a productive member of the society. READ MORE
See why Certificate of Need laws are problematic and should be repealed in Tennessee. READ MORE
"It's enough to grabble with the costly and unavoidable woodwork effect; it's another to voluntarily submit to more pain." READ MORE
"...but when that same program leads to significant loss of income, puts Tennesseans out of work, and diminishes opportunities to find new jobs, the program has failed." READ MORE
Justin Owen discusses the recently released Pork Report and some of his least favorite examples of the other white meat. READ MORE
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