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The Dirty Dozen: Makeup Artist

The Beacon Center The Dirty Dozen: Makeup Artist | Tennessee believes to be truly qualified to put makeup on others, you need to spend 750 hours in a classroom. If there is [...]

November 17, 2017

The Dirty Dozen: Barber/Cosmetologist

The Beacon Center The Dirty Dozen: Barber/Cosmetologist | This inconsistency between two very similar occupations speaks to the arbitrary nature of these regulations. Among [...]

November 13, 2017

The Dirty Dozen: Auctioneer

For such fast talkers, the process of becoming an auctioneer is a slow one. Read From Source... [The Beacon Center of Tennessee]... [...]

November 6, 2017

Spotlighting Success: Marshall Shanks

Let’s let Marshall’s story serve as a reminder of all the potential that is yet to be unleashed in our state. Read From Source... [The Beacon Center of Tennessee]... [...]

November 3, 2017

The Dirty Dozen: Security Alarm Installer

Let’s ask ourselves “How can we accomplish the goal of public safety?” Not “How can we make it harder for people to get a job?” Read From Source... [The Beacon Center of Tennessee]... [...]

October 30, 2017

The Dirty Dozen: Locksmith

To be a locksmith in Tennessee, an individual must pay the government $100, take 30 hours of education, and possess two years of experience. Read From Source... [CLICK HERE]... [...]

October 25, 2017

The Dirty Dozen: Hair Braider

In 2016, the Tennessee General Assembly repealed the law requiring a license to shampoo hair after our lawsuit on the issue gained national attention. While Beacon was [...]

October 20, 2017

The Dirty Dozen: Animal Massage Therapist

Martha Stowe was raised on her grandparents’ farm in Colorado where she cared for horses, instilling a profound love of horses- a love that would eventually inspire her [...]

October 16, 2017

A Medicare Travesty

My hometown of McKenzie, Tennessee, has a small and aging population. As a result, the city’s few doctors are pretty important to the local community. Those doctors [...]

October 13, 2017

Blue Collars, Red Tape

In the 2017 legislative session, state lawmakers issued an injunction that allows animal massage therapists to continue practicing without a veterinary license while they [...]

October 13, 2017

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