Mask mandates are dangerous and unjust, regardless of which level of government imposes them.
Do COVID-19 Complications With Marriage Licenses Show It's Time To Get the Government Out of Marriage?
Post-pandemic deregulation will be more complicated than it looks.
St. Louis tattlers discover their complaints about open businesses are public records.
A civil rights lawsuit alleges that the government violated Kathy Hay's constitutional rights when it shuttered her free pantry.
And it's not alone.
California's Fees on New Development Are 3 Times the National Average. New State Legislation Would Cap Them.
California lawmakers have introduced legislation to cap impact fees, change the way they are assessed, and give developers more tools to claw back unjustified charges.
Fairfax County, Virginia, allows home businesses but prohibits them from keeping inventory on site.
The Hamilton County Attorney's Office later admitted that its policies conflict with the state's public records law.
A massive 15 foot tall Trump/Pence yard sign has unfortunately turned political.
The legislation would allow duplexes on any residential plot in the state.
Ridgetop no longer has any police officers after recordings captured city officials demanding that the department write 210 citations a month.
Jim Ficken was fined $29,000 for violations of his town's tall grass ordinance.
A judge has ruled that the town's Confederate monuments must stay.
Governing puts together a database of cities and towns addicted to money from fines and forfeitures.
The idea has some flaws, but would be a major improvement over the status quo. It also has much in common with a proposal for state-issued visas promoted by two Republican members of Congress in 2017.
Local governments can't outlaw home vegetable gardens under a new Florida law.
A local development study didn't evaluate whether government incentives had anything to do with a business's decision to invest.
It will be called the "Missouri Task Force Task Force."
Initiative 300 takes aim at the city's incredibly broad anti-camping ordinance
The feds aren't the only ones capable of designing cringe-worthy mascots.
Most California cities already ban recreational cannabis stores. A few want to ban home deliveries as well.
Arlington County's free-speech-trampling sign code forbids businesses from depicting the goods they sell on exterior murals.
The market seems to be sending towns and cities a powerful message that there is no need to recycle all the things all the time.
A new Reason Foundation report finds cities in Texas and Florida have the highest degrees of economic freedom.
Government has repaid acts of service with exorbitant fines and misdemeanor charges.
Burn victim. Demon. Half-brother to The Undertaker. Knox County Mayor.
Developer claims politicians blocked their project to favor a crony who helps the politicians.
Now they're being sued for it.
Leading legal scholars on opposite sides of the political spectrum argue that the answer is yes. But it will not be easy to figure out how to do it.
Saginaw demands that establishments install video cameras and turn over footage.
A municipal scheme with a private prosecution firm leads to outrageous fines in the California desert.
This California City Is Threatening a Family Over Property Fines Sent to a Dead Woman at the Wrong Address
An already awful practice of trying to use code violations as a revenue stream gets truly grotesque.
El Cajon is just the latest city to abuse "public safety" fears to control how people help each other.
Accountability starts at home.
Property owners were ordered to pay thousands for violations unless they agreed to sell to a redeveloper.
No one is pettier than government.
A couple of busted windows can result in a bill for thousands-even tens of thousands-of dollars.
The city earns more than $2 million a year grabbing more than 1,800 vehicles.