The NLRB May Reverse A Job-Killing Regulation

Neil Bradley and Robert Cresanti on January 13, 2019.

America’s small businesses would have created hundreds of thousands more jobs over the past three years if not for an Obama-era mistake by the National Labor Relations Board. The NLRB has an opportunity to correct the error…



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San Francisco, farmers team up to fight California’s ‘water grab’

Ryan Sabalow and Dale Kasler on January 4, 2019.

The liberal city of San Francisco and conservative farmers in the San Joaquin Valley don’t have much in common politically. But they do agree on one thing: California regulators are going to take too much of their water and give it to endangered fish….


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Chicken owners struggle with rising regulation costs

Alana Melanson on January 7, 2019.

Current and prospective chicken owners who are struggling to meet stricter animal regulations are finding the new requirements harbor unexpected costs…


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Primer: How to Understand and Approach AI Regulation

Will Rinehart on January 10, 2019.

Countries and firms across the globe are racing to capitalize on artificial intelligence (AI). To ensure that the United States can capture the gains from this new technology, policymakers should recognize several things…



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Airbnb hits Miami Beach with lawsuit over regulation

Brian Bandell on January 4, 2019.

Airbnb filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court in Miami against the City of Miami Beach with accusations that it’s unfairly regulating its short-term rental business…


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Federal Agencies Cut Over $16 Billion in Regulations in 2018

Jeffrey Cimmino on January 8, 2019.

Federal agencies eliminated over $16 billion in regulations in 2018. Eleven agencies saved taxpayers almost $8 billion by getting rid of old rules, many of which were from the Obama administration, according to analysis by the American Action Forum


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2019 Will Be a Year of Regulation for Big Tech

Doug Clinton on January 2, 2019.

Whether big tech and little tech like it or not, 2019 will be a year of regulation. Virginia Senator Mark Warner’s 15-point framework is likely to be the basis for starting talks about policy for tech regulation. Based on his early proposal, we see three main regulatory introductions as most likely…


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New laws will be a challenge to area’s small businesses

Elizabeth Marie Himchack on January 3, 2019.

Businesses will need to adjust to new laws in addition to a changing economic landscape as they make efforts to grow in 2019, according to three local business leaders…


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Home dog boarders being forced out of business by ‘barking mad’ regulations

Haley Dixon on December 31, 2018.

They are considered to be a man’s best friend, so it is little surprise that when dog owners have to leave their pets they want them to still have all the home comforts that they are accustomed to…


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The new Title IX regulation helps women

Wendy McElroy on January 3, 2019.

January fireworks will erupt in Congress when new Department of Education (DOED) Title IX rules come under review and debate. Title IX governs how sexual misconduct cases are handled on campuses that receive federal funds. The old rules, based on the 2011 dear colleague letter, are a legacy from Obama and feminism; that legacy has been rescinded, largely over concerns about its lack of due process…


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