Everything from preparations through recovery will be more expensive, thanks to tariffs on steel, aluminum, and timber.
Disasters result from policies adopted and choices made before and after a natural hazard strikes.
Blocked from jobs because they lack occupational licenses, they're turning to welfare instead.
NOAA finds that hurricanes, fires, floods, and droughts caused $306 billion in losses last year.
Free money and poor oversight sap the incentive of localities to prepare for disasters or respond to them effectively.
Hurricane Irma sheds light on the hidden costs of yet another protectionist measure.
Is rebuilding after disasters the government's responsibility?
DHS ends waiver of protectionist shipping law that drives up costs.
Governor's decree makes recovery even harder for bar owners.
Congress needs to vote to stop protecting shipping cartel from market competition.
Administration says it will not reduce effects of the anti-free-trade Jones Act.
Crony law benefitting U.S. shipping companies will drive up costs, extend hurricane crisis.
Mayor says the town doesn't ban food trucks, but only allows them on certain days. And that's one rule that can't bend even in the wake of a major hurricane.
Who will have the courage in the face of tragedy to change the government’s disastrous policies?
From Walmart to Uber to AirBnB, businesses should be lauded for their generosity and effectiveness in the wake of Hurricanes Irma and Harvey.
As Hurricane Irma pummels Florida, and armchair scientists blame global warming, a reminder from Reason Science Correspondent Ronald Bailey that data does not yet support the hypothesis of stronger hurricanes.