Weekly Roundup March 11th


March 11, 2016 2:05PM

Beacon Blog Roundup

Capitalism Wins Again
Jackson Taylor explains the benefits of capitalism by comparing the U.S. to other countries around the world.

340B: Cronyism Run Amock
Lindsay Boyd exposes a little known prescription drug program that is hurting the poor.

Beacon In the News

The Memphis Medical News takes a look at certificate of need laws.

Beacon teams up with the ACLU to call for an end to policing for profit in the Memphis Commercial Appeal.

Beacon Senior Fellow Naomi Lopez explains why certificate of need laws need to go the way of the disco ball in the Tennessean.

Beacon Legislative Roundup

Direct Primary Care (*HB2323) Passed the House Health Subcommittee

Civil Forfeiture Bill (*HB2176) Passed the House Criminal Justice Subcommittee

Civil Forfeiture Bill (*SB1494) Passed the Senate Judiciary Committee

Right to Earn a Living Act (*HB 2201) Passed the House State Government Subcommittee

* You can read more about the bills by clicking on the link