Tag Archives: Government

Texas Looks at Legislation To OK Ride Sharing Apps – Reuters

Texas Looks at Legislation To OK Ride Sharing Apps – Reuters In the next few days, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott is expected to sign legislation establishing a statewide system regulating ride-hailing startups like Uber and Lyft. The law exempts the companies from many of the local ordinances that led them to pull out of cities rather than comply. http://www.reuters.com/article/us-texas-ridesharing-idUSKBN18H0IJ About

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How Occupational Licensing Hinders Low-Income Entrepreneurship

Occupational Licensing Is a Scam – Foundation for Economic Education Through occupational licensing, politicians get to impose “fees” in exchange for letting people practice their professions. And interest groups get to impose barriers that limit competition, a win-win situation, unless you are taxpayer or a consumer. Or a poor person who wants to get a job. “In the 1950s only

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The Huge Hidden Tax in Government Regulations – Mises Institute

The Huge Hidden Tax in Government Regulations – Mises Institute The U.S. Federal Register records regulations are imposed on business. Its annual pages generally grow with every administration, with a 19% year over year increase in Obama’s last year, setting a record-breaking 95,000-plus pages. Professor Alan Dershowitz notes that, “today the average professional commits three felonies a day without realizing

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