The big bang theory? PA senators want to legalize fireworks for state residents

By   /  July 3, 2015  /  Government Regulation, Legislature, Media, News, Ohio, PA Independent, Pennsylvania, Regulations, Video, West Virginia  /  No Comments

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Three Pennsylvania senators say they will introduce new legislation ironing out the lack of logic in current fireworks law.

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FCC commissioner: Internet access not a human right

By   /  July 2, 2015  /  National, News, Regulations, Technology  /  No Comments

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Internet access is neither a necessity nor a human right, an FCC commissioner said during a recent speech, adding to the debate over the importance of the Internet in people’s lives.

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Decision on EPA case could help Mississippi in the long-term

By   /  July 1, 2015  /  Economy, Energy and Environment, Government Regulation, Mississippi, News, Politics, Regulations  /  No Comments

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A U.S. Supreme Court ruling in an EPA case could have future ramifications for Mississippians with new EPA regulations looming on the horizon.

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Is Supreme Court EPA ruling no big deal or something much larger?

By   /  June 30, 2015  /  Energy and Environment, Federal Government, National, News, Regulations  /  No Comments

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There’s plenty of discussion about the implications of the Supreme Court ruling against the EPA on Monday.

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Where home-sharing loses, rent control and special interests prevail

By   /  June 29, 2015  /  Economy, Government Regulation, Jobs + Growth, Local Government, Regulations, Watchdog Arena  /  No Comments

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As home-sharing becomes a more competitive choice for consumers, a trend is emerging in major cities that implement rent control.

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Mayors’ conference sparks taxi protest against Uber

By   /  June 26, 2015  /  National, News, Politics, Regulations, Technology  /  No Comments

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When the US Conference of Mayors recently met with Uber, a mob of the city’s taxi drivers awaited them with picket signs demanding tighter regulations of their competitor.

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