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A group of small business owners teamed up with the Institute for Justice (IJ) to file a lawsuit challenging the city of Jacksonville’s anti-competitive regulations of food trucks on private property.
From shelters to soup kitchens, zoning laws often outlaw churches and religious nonprofits from carrying out their charitable missions on land they own. A new bill in California could make their lives a little easier by allowing them to build housing on their properties without all the usual red tape.
County inspectors used satellite images alone to assess millions in fines for supposed crimes that were never committed.
Gray’s background in city planning and subsequent policy research is evident in his command of the history and intricacies of zoning policy, the book does not require any familiarity with either on behalf of readers. Gray’s prose is clear and approachable—yet Gray himself does not pull any punches in his indictments of zoning.
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As Congress focuses on gig workers, research shows local and state policy can have a big impact on this fast-growing sector of the economy.
From The Hill
From Reason magazine
From the Las Vegas Review-Journal