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Part 111 of 111 in the series Nanny State of the Week Animal welfare organizations are raising the alarm at proposed rules announced by the District of Columbia Housing Authority that would govern pet ownership in public housing. For more than ten years DCHA has prohibited pet ownership wholesale in public housing projects. Critics have long argued that this […]Read More →
Part 110 of 111 in the series Nanny State of the Week Restrictive rules being proposed for five lakes in New Jersey, including the largest body of freshwater in the state, could have a huge impact on tourism and summer fun. Some of the proposals come at the request of lakefront residents who claim their properties […]Read More →
Part 109 of 111 in the series Nanny State of the Week Some lawmakers in the Palmetto State apparently wants it to become the Palmetto Parent. South Carolina state Reps. Bill Chumley and Mike Burns have filed a bill that would require computer manufacturers or retailers to install and operate software that “renders obscenity inaccessible” […]Read More →
When Carole King wrote “winter, spring summer or fall, all you’ve got to do is call,” this can’t be what she had in mind. But the plethora of examples of the overweening regulatory state makes clear that no matter the season, bureaucrats and neighborhood nannies who want to run your life are always on the […]Read More →
Part 108 of 111 in the series Nanny State of the Week In many major metropolitan areas across the country, housing prices have skyrocketed and put the squeeze on low- and middle-income American families. A myriad of inefficient zoning policies have led to a lot of these problems, but bureaucrats in Washington, D.C., are pointing […]Read More →
You can have nannying by vegetable garden regulation. You can have nannying by tree climbing ban. And if you’re lucky enough to live in Dallas, you can have nannying by committee. The Dallas City Council Quality of Life and Environment Committee, to be exact. Or perhaps what we mean is death by committee. That’s what […]Read More →