By Benjamin Yount | Watchdog Radio
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Whether it is using an app to get a ride home or find a place to stay, the so-called sharing economy in the United States has blossomed in the past few years.
But, as a new report from the Mercatus Center at George Mason University explains, government regulators in […]
Shell Chemicals had announced that it is buying an industrial site in Beaver County, in western Pennsylvania. The cracker-plant project still has many steps, including a lengthy regulatory process.Read More →
By Kathryn Watson | Watchdog.org, Virginia Bureau
ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The intense battle over rideshare regulations in the Old Dominion is far from over.
This summer, the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles caused quite a stir when it sent rideshare companies Uber and Lyft “cease and desist” letters for violating transportation regulations in the commonwealth.
Under immense public […]
A proposed regulation mandating kitchens for Mississippi child-care centers was rejected by the state board of health Wednesday.Read More →
Sean Berry didn’t set out to break the law when he started driving for Uber to supplement his Navy retirement income and support his wife, 11-year-old daughter and newly adopted 3-month-old son.Read More →
When I was a kid, I always loved cars.
My grandfather, who was a World War II veteran, was a Chevrolet man with no tolerance for anything else, especially not foreign. When my parents purchased an anemic, clattering Volkswagen Jetta diesel back in the early 1980s, he got a kick out of me calling it “The German Hunk of Junk.”Read More →