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Part 115 of 121 in the series Nanny State of the Week If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again. And then try a fourth time. That’s the ethos for the Santa Ana, Calif., City Council, which is now going for a fourth attempt to regulate out of existence the horrible scourge of food […]Read More →
Aspen, Colorado, caters to the ultra-rich, and new rules passed by the City Council will put small and local businesses at risk.Read More →
It’s against congressional rules to take photos or videos on the floor of the House of Representatives, but in response to a stunt by House Democrats, Republicans have moved to impose punishments that may violate the Constitution.Read More →
Part 111 of 121 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 121 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 121 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 →