Local officials argue that the eye-popping sum is necessary due to rising construction costs, but experts disagree.
Having a city council secretly dominated by people with racist views is troubling, but having an entire political system controlled by one special interest group is also scandalous.
Nearly two dozen towns that had said no to legal weed shops are reconsidering.
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Australian researchers used changes in home prices and rents to tease out how much people were willing to spend to avoid the country's harshest lockdown.
Do you, like many Americans, feel especially charitable this time of year? Enjoy helping those in need? Better buy a permit.
This Brooklyn-bred New York Post columnist and her family are fleeing to Florida due to bad education policy and COVID mismanagement.
A City Got Protections From Qualified Immunity After a Cop Killed a Man. SCOTUS Won't Hear the Case.
The decision will make it even more difficult for victims to hold the government accountable when their rights are violated.
Among other things, it calls for online censorship to shield identities of public officials and lets the governor control city police budgets.
No third-party options were on the menu for the launch of this new voting system.
The island nation's harsh drug sentences, crackdowns on speech, and poor treatment of blue-collar immigrants make Singapore's policy not worth replicating.
Able to do our jobs from where we please, life for many of us will reflect a bit more of what we want rather than what we have to do to get by.
But then, those stadiums weren't likely to bring the growth the cities wanted in the first place.
The coronavirus shutdown might alter buying patterns, as more people flee tightly packed cities for suburban, exurban, and rural areas.
A uniform national response risks doing more harm than good in a nation that’s not uniform.
And it's not alone.
Land use regulation is making cities unaffordable. In an unfettered market, how would Americans choose to live?
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An Ohio City Is Declaring Itself a 'Crime Victim' of a False Police Report and Demanding Restitution
Ohio's Marsy’s Law has the potential to be abused for municipal cash grabs.
Instead of Suing or Appealing to Regulators, These Manhattanites Paid Market Price for Their Condo Views
NIMBYs can keep their views. They just have to pay for them.
Jim Ficken was fined $29,000 for violations of his town's tall grass ordinance.
Chicago, Los Angeles, and New York City all have some easily identifiable management problems.
Whether red vs. blue or city vs. country, political tensions are best addressed by letting people run their own lives.
Nancy Bass Wyden says historic designation would compromise her ownership rights and mean dealing with bureaucrats who "do not know how to run a bookstore."
It wasn't just about financial breaks and subsidies. Cities gave up all sorts of data the giant can use for its own market advantages.
City officials seem dedicated to driving away the businesses that create prosperity.
"There is nothing inherent" to strip clubs "that causes crime," say city planners.