Plus: the U.S. Justice Department says zoning restrictions on a church's soup kitchen are likely illegal, more cities pass middle housing reforms, and California gears up for another rent control fight.
Lots of Americans have an intolerance to FODMAPs—the sugars prevalent in garlic, onion, and many other foods.
But that decision seems to violate federal law.
"These policies are motivated by good intentions. But that doesn't mean that the consequences of these policies will turn out well."
The city wanted to bring in more money, in part for early childhood education. But such taxes are disproportionately paid by the poor.
The Colorado governor finds common ground with many libertarians. But does he really stand for more freedom?
"The opportunity to think for ourselves and to express those thoughts freely is among our most cherished liberties," Justice Neil Gorsuch wrote in the majority opinion.
X-Dumpsters owner Steven Hedrick rents roll-away dumpsters to people, but now his city forces residents to contract with the county.
"Government in general does a lot of things that aren't necessary," says Jared Polis.
New legislation would intervene in the credit card market to help businesses like Target and Walmart, who don't like the fees they have to pay to accept credit card payments.
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The decision reverses a terrible previous decision by the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals.
A new audit says one out of every $6 distributed by the Small Business Administration during the pandemic was stolen.
A new Associated Press analysis of government data suggests 10 percent of all COVID aid was lost to fraud or theft. That figure will likely grow.
Thanks to the city's Initiative 71, Lit City Smoke Shop is part of D.C.'s thriving weed-gifting industry.
Steven Hedrick rents out roll-off dumpsters to people and hauls them away after. A new city ordinance is mandating that people use county services instead.
Each state has different cottage food laws that don’t actually protect public health and safety.
Stop limiting entrepreneurs’ ability to get funding from those they know best.
California’s experience combatting wage theft has been a headache for employers without much in the way of restitution for workers.
Excessive government interference in the market hurts consumers and thwarts policy goals. It also gets in the way of the government itself.
The higher taxes on small businesses and entrepreneurs could slow growth. Less opportunity means more tribalism and division.
"The country is that divided," said one business owner. "We kind of want to be with our own people. We want to stick together."
L.A. Plans To Scrap Its Genuinely Good Outdoor Dining Program and Replace It With Rules, Fees, and Paperwork
The L.A. City Council saw a good thing happening and decided government wasn't involved enough.
Floridians will bear the cost of DeSantis currying favor with immigration restrictionists.
The Richmond City Council unanimously approved a resolution to study applying tougher zoning restrictions to new shops as a way of cutting down on crime.
Fintech platforms facilitated fraud in the Paycheck Protection Program, according to a new congressional report.
A million hypotheticals bloom in arguments over when and where the government may compel speech.
The G Word, a new documentary, only occasionally covers serious issues. But it opts not to do honest reporting.
The governor made these claims on Monday while also putting a February 2023 end date on the state's emergency public health order.
A new report takes an illustrative look inside the Small Business Administration, which was clearly overwhelmed by the obligation to push unprecedented piles of money out the door quickly.
Many conservatives no longer appear to care much for fiscal conservatism.
A new state law prohibits localities from prohibiting or licensing "no-impact" home-based businesses. That's allowing a Des Moines couple to sell guns from their house located just across the street from the governor's mansion.
Atlanta, Sioux Center, and too many other cities and towns are still treating food trucks like second-class businesses.
Many states allowed restaurants to sell to-go cocktails during COVID-19. Research shows that change is not linked to an increase in drunk driving deaths.
There is seldom any meaningful accountability for government incompetence.
The state’s unemployment rate is well above average, yet there’s a ballot initiative hoping to push the minimum wage to $18 an hour.
San Francisco and Los Angeles insist in suit that likely tens of millions have been illegitimately squeezed from small businesses by ADA plaintiffs without proper legal standing.
The punishment is a bit rich considering the government's own mishandling of pandemic cash.
Limited resources create enormous vulnerability.
The city's restrictions threaten one of the world's most vibrant music scenes.
Zoning officials concede Robert Balitierrez's drive-thru window isn't causing any problems. But they say it's a code violation and has to close anyway.