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Returning to Its Roots: Tennessee’s Recent Occupational Licensing Reforms and Future Opportunities
BY RON SHULTIS
Since the Right to Earn a Living Act was passed in 2016, Tennessee has eliminated several licenses, but additional opportunities for reform still exist. READ MORE
School districts and educators should celebrate with parents the fact that the state is providing another educational opportunity for children in their district. READ MORE
Checks and balances should exist in order to protect citizens' liberty, even in times of crisis. 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
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