Beacon Center of Tennessee

Newsletter from the Beacon Center of Tennessee; August 30, 2012:  Happy Capital Day? Have you ever wondered why we have a special holiday to celebrate labor but not the capital creation that makes labor possible? From the Foundation for Economic Education’s Lawrence Reed: “[T]his year on Labor Day weekend, I’ll also be thinking about the […]

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Press Release from the Beacon Center of Tennessee; June 28, 2012:  The Beacon Center of Tennessee, the state’s free market think tank and advocate for patient-centered healthcare reform, issued the following statement in light of the Supreme Court’s Affordable Care Act decision: We are deeply disappointed that the Supreme Court chose to uphold President Obama’s […]

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Lawmakers are considering new requirements on schools that offer classes online for K-12 students. Meanwhile, a forum held this week by the Beacon Center looked at the potential benefits of virtual schools.

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Press Release from the Beacon Center of Tennessee, March 6, 2012: Beacon Tells the Stories of Farmers Harmed by Tennessee’s Death Tax NASHVILLE – The Beacon Center of Tennessee today released a publication telling the stories of two Tennessee farmers who could be harmed by the state’s onerous death tax. The publication, titled Splitting the […]

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Press Release from the Beacon Center of Tennessee, Dec. 12, 2011: Liquor Lobby Receives Lump of Coal Award for Thwarting Wine in Grocery Stores NASHVILLE – The Beacon Center of Tennessee (formerly the Tennessee Center for Policy Research) today announced the Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of Tennessee as the recipient of its 2011 Lump of […]

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Press Release from the Beacon Center of Tennessee, Nov. 13, 2011: Farragut takes title of Tennessee’s Most Business-Friendly City in 2011 NASHVILLE – The Beacon Center of Tennessee, the state’s free market think tank, today announced the results of its annual ranking of the state’s 50 most populous cities. Founded as the Tennessee Center for […]

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