COVID-19 has exposed the problems of a centralized food supply and built momentum for sweeping deregulation of the meat industry.
Grocery stores hate expanding food freedom, but why is the head of Maine's farmers market coalition so nervous?
Oklahoma, Alabama, and Montana are the latest states to deregulate homemade food sales.
Will home cooking become the new dining out?
The Restoring Board Immunity Act would give states yet another reason to rein in overzealous licensing authorities.
Seattle is taking steps in the right direction, but the state legislature is dragging its feet.
Free people and free markets reduced poverty in the past and are capable of doing so again.
Helping innovative companies fast-track products to market is a great way to recover from the COVID economy
Lawmakers in Hawaii, Texas, and Georgia Are Making Alcohol Sales More Difficult, While Pols in Alabama and Wisconsin Embrace Liberalization
Hawaii's 10-cent booze tax draws ire of brewers, while Alabama moves toward legalizing alcohol delivery.
Trump did more than any recent president to pare back regulatory red tape, but the incoming Biden administration is eager to add more.
Entrepreneurs discouraged by red tape even before COVID-19 need officials to leave them alone.
Thanks to coverage at Reason and pushback from the industry, the federal government voided $14,000 fees on do-gooder craft distillers just in time for the new year.
It took 15 years for the agency to decide that consumers didn’t actually need to be protected from the threat of substandard fruit desserts.
Giant Metal Monolith Discovered In Utah Desert Possibly Extraterrestrial, Definitely a Code Violation
Little gray men encounter reams of red tape.
You might finally be able to buy a dishwasher that gets the job done, unless Joe Biden changes the rules again.
Nearly 60 percent of Californians approved a proposition to exempt Uber and Lyft from most of Assembly Bill 5.
Occupational licensing rules are more often arbitrary bureaucratic hurdles than they are protections for health or safety.
Prop H will make it easier for businesses to set up shop or readapt their space, all while preventing nosey neighbors from bringing everything to a halt.
Anti-biotech activists cite the precautionary principle to maintain chestnut tree-free forests.
Regulations have hiked up the cost of doing business, causing firms to automate and hire more employees with advanced degrees.
Patients and providers should be able to meet remotely without bureaucrats getting in the way.
It took a crisis for policymakers to see that hundreds of rules were not worth the burdens they imposed.
The health crisis revealed red tape that hobbles our lives even in good times.
Matt Ridley on how the coronavirus caught him by surprise, the crucial role of dissent in politics, and the importance of innovation for survival
Elizabeth Warren and Josh Hawley Will Do Everything Necessary To Combat Coronavirus (Unless It Involves Deregulation)
In two separate op-eds yesterday, the senators pitch central planning as the best response to the coronavirus pandemic.
Health care workers will now be allowed to use the Chinese-certified KN95 masks, which are equivalent to the N95 masks that are in short supply.
Before this, the wait period was a year.
Restrictions on takeout cocktails, telemedicine, hand sanitizer, and plastic bags are among the rules being chucked aside in a crisis.
Many regulations serve little to no public purpose.
"You cannot just decide you want to sell groceries," said Barbara Ferrer, the director of L.A. County Public Health.
The agency's emphasis on caution over speed led to needless suffering and loss of life long before the COVID-19 pandemic.
SB 50 would have legalized mid-rise apartments near transit stops and employment centers. State lawmakers felt it went too far and/or not far enough.
Hysterical reactions greet the White House's modest changes to federal clean water rules.
New proposed regulations from the White House's Council on Environmental Quality would limit how long federal environmental reviews could last.
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Dump intrusive trade policies to give a real boost to consumers and entrepreneurs.