He Flew a Drone to Take Photos for a Friend. Now He’s Facing $55K in Government Fines.

June 25, 2017

Melissa Quinn in The Daily Signal on June 12, 2016

Mical Caterina is addicted.

When the Minnesota man turned 56, he headed to Brainerd International Raceway and raced his Mini Cooper on its road course. With GoPro cameras fastened to the front and back bumpers of his car, he created a video and posted it to YouTube…

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Single Mom Faces Jail Time After Participating in Facebook Food Group

June 24, 2017

Joe Khalil in Fox40 on November 4, 2016

A Stockton woman faces an impending trial and potential jail time after she joined a social media community food group, and sold some of the meals she cooked, which county San Joaquin County officials say is against the law…

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Early Report on ‘Regulatory Relief’

June 23, 2017

Paul Fain in Inside Higher Ed on June 23, 2017

The U.S. Department of Education on Thursday offered a first glimpse at how it is carrying out the Trump administration’s push to ease federal regulations — and asked for advice on what rules it should eliminate…

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In S.E.C.’s Streamlined Court, Penalty Exerts a Lasting Grip

June 22, 2017

Gretchen Morgenson in The New York Times on May 4, 2017

On its face, it seemed like a simple case. Eric D. Wanger, according to regulators, had done things a money manager shouldn’t do…

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GM’s Barra applauds Trump for cutting regulations

June 21, 2017

Keith Laing in The Detroit News on June 19, 2017

General Motors Co. Chairman and CEO Mary Barra applauded President Donald Trump’s administration on Monday for working to reduce the number of regulations that U.S. companies have to comply with to conduct business in the nation…

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The Tyranny of the Administrative State

June 11, 2017

John Tierney in The Wall Street Journal on June 9, 2017

Sometimes called the regulatory state or the deep state, it is a government within the government, run by the president and the dozens of federal agencies that assume powers once claimed only by kings.

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