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TN: Pork Report uncovers $468 million in government waste

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By The Beacon Center of Tennessee

The Beacon Center of Tennessee on Tuesday released its 2012 Tennessee Pork Report, exposing the fact that state and local governments across Tennessee wasted $468 million over the past year.

NASHVILLE – The Beacon Center of Tennessee on Tuesday released its 2012 Tennessee Pork Report, exposing the fact that state and local governments across Tennessee wasted $468 million over the past year.

This is the seventh annual report published by the Beacon Center, a free-market think tank.

“This year, state and local governments didn’t hold back when spending taxpayers’ money,” said Beacon CEO Justin Owen. “From taxpayer-funded tourist traps, one of which isn’t even in our state, to corporate welfare for massive companies, politicians went hog wild with Tennesseans’ tax dollars.”

Read the complete report at the Beacon Center.

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