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Beacon Center Produces ‘Roadmap to Freedom’ for Upcoming Legislative Session

Press release from the Beacon Center of Tennessee; December 3, 2013:

NASHVILLE – The Beacon Center of Tennessee, the state’s leading free market public policy organization, today released its biennial publication, “An Idea a Day.” This year’s publication is styled as “a roadmap to freedom” and represents an actual roadmap. It contains 57 freedom-oriented ideas, one for each remaining legislative day of the 108th Tennessee General Assembly.

The roadmap offers concise, one-sentence policy ideas that will lead to a freer, more prosperous Tennessee. Each idea is accompanied by a link to more information about the topic. Among the issues covered are education, healthcare, taxes and spending, property rights, government reform, regulation, transportation, and cronyism.

“Tennessee is primed to become a leader in reforms that expand freedoms and make our state the envy of every other,” said Beacon Center CEO Justin Owen. “This roadmap serves as a guide for lawmakers looking to press ahead with bold reforms that will lead to a freer, more prosperous Tennessee.”

Hardcopies of the roadmap will be provided to each member of the state legislature. The ideas are offered in an online listing here. A full online version of the roadmap is also available for download at this link:

The Beacon Center of Tennessee’s mission is to change lives through public policy by advancing the principles of free markets, individual liberty, and limited government. The Center is an independent, nonprofit, and nonpartisan research organization committed to providing timely free market solutions to public policy issues in Tennessee.