Politicians overstate the situation, and to the extent there is a problem, it’s their doing.
Biden's Plan To Link Federal Transportation Spending to Zoning Reform Could Make the Housing Shortage Worse
The administration is encouraging counterproductive "inclusionary zoning" policies that often raise housing prices and reduce supply.
The bill would penalize companies for price gouging during times of war, public health emergencies, or natural disasters—which would have encompassed all of the last two years.
A plaintiff in the class-action lawsuit says he had to declare bankruptcy after Chicago dumped $20,000 of ticket debts on him.
The state's new rules on vulgar vanity plates could amount to unconstitutional viewpoint discrimination.
In criticizing the move, the New York Post got basic economics wrong.
The decision against the rule hinged on whether the agency had the power it asserted.
"We should still have masks on the subway system. New York is unique. We are densely populated," said the mayor at a press conference today.
The White House is making it harder for people to request waivers from cost-increasing Buy America requirements in the $1.2 trillion infrastructure law.
The decision holds that the CDC exceeded its legal authority. But it may be vulnerable to reversal on appeal.
The city's army of 160 speed cameras issued a ticket every 11 seconds during 2021 and generated $89 million in revenue.
Ridership is dismally depressed and a federal mask mandate for straphangers remains stubbornly in place.
The lawsuit raises some of the same issues as earlier successful challenges against the CDC's eviction moratorium. But, in this case, the federal government has a stronger legal rationale for its policies.
Once again, Washington is giving us every reason to believe it's selling favors to cronies even if it means everyone else loses.
The same agency that brought us security theater continues to enforce a rule that never made sense.
Azael Sepulveda is suing the city of Pasadena, Texas over its requirement that his autobody shop add 23 parking spaces he insists he doesn't need and can't afford.
The unions' support for hygiene theater is of a piece with their support for security theater.
Police seized more than $100,000 in cash from a 25-year-old Chicago woman for not correctly describing what her suitcase looked like.
Lifting the Mask Mandate for Air Travel Would Do a Lot More To Cut Down on Unruly Passengers Than an Expanded No-Fly List
Delta CEO Ed Bastian asked U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland to create a special no-fly list for passengers convicted of creating onboard disruptions.
Last Year's 'Staggering Increase in Traffic Fatalities' Reflects Increased Driving After a Pandemic-Related Drop
While the fatality rate rose substantially in 2020, it remained essentially the same in 2021.
Pennsylvania has one of the nation's highest gas taxes, but those user fees haven't helped fix the state's poor roads and bridges.
Despite Multiple Redesigns and Rebrandings, This Grant Program Continues To Be a White House Slush Fund
Nearly half of the $1 billion in RAISE grants awarded by Biden's Department of Transportation have gone to non-transportation projects.
Surveillance clearly shows children nearby as strike was called on man mistaken for a terrorist.
The bumbling TSA and performative mask requirements are ineffective air-travel hassles.
St. Louis Taxpayers Paid a Lot To Run a Money-Losing Streetcar. It Could Cost Them Even More To Shut It Down.
The Federal Transit Administration says St. Louis officials either need to get its Loop Trolley back up and running or return $37 million in federal funds.
Our drones still patrol the skies, and our tax dollars will be paying off the costs of failed nation-building for decades.
A new, heavily investigated report shows a Pentagon uninterested in correcting its deadly errors.
And some state politicians are talking about asset forfeiture reform.
A police dog's alert prompted the search, and the money was seized via civil asset forfeiture.
There are better ways to build trust in the community than by violating the Fourth Amendment.
California, which offers some of the most generous pension benefits in the country to its public workers, apparently isn't paying them handsomely enough, the federal Department of Labor says.
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis' proposed gas tax holiday and Boston Mayor Michelle Wu's fare-free bus plan will both require taxpayers to subsidize infrastructure they don't use.
Why hasn't a collapse in rail transit service produced nightmarish levels of traffic congestion? Thank working from home and flexible work schedules.
Virginia spends around $35,000 per mile of state-controlled road. In New Jersey, it's $1.1 million. Both states are about to get a lot more federal funding.
Neal Stephenson's Termination Shock Is a Glorious Sci-Fi Vision of How To Respond to Global Warming, One Geoengineering Problem at a Time
In Stephenson's near-future novel, innovation, not legislation, is the best response to a changing climate.
Get ready to pay for new nanny-state technology and for bypassing the unwelcome intervention.
The government argues that the company is violating the ADA by charging wait fees to disabled customers who take longer to board vehicles.
Keddins Etienne's experience shows that bullies who seize innocent people's property tend to back down when their victims put up a fight.
According to the Pentagon, no crimes were committed.
Federal prosecutors agreed to drop a civil asset forfeiture case against Kermit Warren's $28,000 in cash, which he said he was trying to buy a tow truck with.