"Government in general does a lot of things that aren't necessary," says Jared Polis.
Excessive government interference in the market hurts consumers and thwarts policy goals. It also gets in the way of the government itself.
People panicked in the 1980s that Japan's economic largesse posed a grave threat to American interests. Then the market reined it in.
The Supreme Court has agreed to hear 94-year-old Geraldine Tyler's case challenging home equity theft.
People with money on the line try harder than pundits to be right, and they adjust quickly when they've made a mistake.
Two more states legalized recreational marijuana on Tuesday, while decriminalization of five natural psychedelics looks like a winner in Colorado.
A 2020 initiative was overturned by the courts, and this year's version was rejected by voters.
Some states that do not border Mexico have sought to play a role in immigration policy.
If all of the ballot initiatives succeed, pot will be legal in 25 states.
Educational freedom is good for everybody but unions, bureaucrats, and the education establishment.
Meanwhile, Delaware's governor has blocked a more modest step, and a legalization initiative has qualified for the ballot in South Dakota.
Though voters simultaneously approved initiatives aimed at legalizing both recreational and medical use of marijuana, Amendment A got quickly tied up in court.
Now That Pot-Averse Conservatives Are Openly Defying the Federal Marijuana Ban, What Excuse Does Congress Have for Maintaining It?
Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves' grudging support for medical marijuana speaks volumes about the erosion of support for prohibition.
The South Dakota Supreme Court ruled that the ballot initiative violated the "single subject" rule for constitutional amendments.
South Dakota Lawmakers, Activists Try To Work Around Gov. Kristi Noem's Opposition to Marijuana Legalization
Legislation advances and a ballot initiative circulates in response to a constitutional amendment that was struck down by the courts.
"It is not conservative to grow government and to tell businesses what to do."
Kristi Noem is determined to defy the will of her constituents. The South Dakota Supreme Court will decide whether she can.
South Dakota Supreme Court Rules Property Owners not Entitled to Compensation for Severe Damage to their Home Inflicted by Police During a Law Enforcement Operation
The ruling denies relief under a state constitutional provision requiring compensation for "taking" or "damaging" of private property by the government. Many other states have similar provisions.
After getting a ballot initiative voided, she says she’ll also resist legislators attempting to legalize marijuana.
Voters approved it, but the governor resisted. A court came down on her side.
It is the first state to do both at the same time.
Two states are voting to permit medical marijuana. Four are voting for legalization.
Plus: FDA meddles more in vaping market, GOP lawmakers take aim at social media (again), and more...
Suspected low-level drug crimes don't "justify subjecting the plaintiffs to involuntary catheterization, a highly invasive—and in these cases—degrading medical procedure."
"Meth. We're On It."
A second cop in South Dakota is keeping his name concealed from the public after a fatal shooting.
The vague wording of Marsy's Laws allows law enforcement to classify themselves as "victims" after shooting suspects.
The verdict is a rebuke to an attorney general who helped doom plans for a marijuana resort on an Indian reservation.
Today in votes that are actually about future votes
Here's a radical idea to end bathroom panics: Don't let the government discriminate, and let businesses set their own policies.
Bill would have forbidden students from using facilities of opposite sex.
Bill would require women prescribed abortion drugs to be told they can "reverse" the procedure after taking the first in a two-pill regimen.
Liberty-minded small government views may be the missing ingredient.
Ranchers worry about losses
Now being considered by the State Senate