Instead, try making it easier to build more housing!
Grant Williams breaks down the math: "$54 million in Dallas is really like $58 million in Boston."
Josh Shapiro campaigned on a promise to increase funding for schools and expand school choice. Only one of those two things made it into the state budget.
Rent control is getting a rhetorical makeover from progressive policy makers.
Supreme Court Confirms That State Legislatures Can't Ignore the Constitution When Writing Election Rules
Chief Justice John Roberts decisively rejected the independent state legislature theory.
After many failed efforts at reform, the Oregon Legislature has passed a bill allowing gas stations to designate up to half their pumps as self-service.
The Supreme Court did not overturn the standing holding of MAssachusetts v. EPA, but it may have left it on life support.
The Trump campaign's claim that two Atlanta poll workers pulled fraudulent ballots from a suitcase on election night are "false and unsubstantiated" after a two-year investigation.
The answer's more complicated than you might think.
Certificate of need laws hurt consumers by decreasing the supply of services, raising prices, and lowering service quality.
Automobile dealers say the law will preserve and protect the "competitive nature" of the business, by removing their competitors.
Movie Industry Says Georgia's Film Tax Credits Are Great. State Auditors Say They're a Waste of Money.
Contradicting a new report funded by entertainment industry advocates, state auditors have cast significant doubts on the tax credit program's actual effectiveness.
Plus: A listener question considers the pros and cons of the libertarian focus on political processes rather than political results.
The paper's editorial board is happy to endorse the centralization of decision making when it supports their liberal policy preferences.
Publicly funded leagues of cities are fighting zoning reforms in state capitals across the country.
The stunt comes days after Justice Gorsuch warned of officials addicted to emergency decrees.
If the FTC wants to know why there's such a notable lack of competition within America's baby formula market, it ought to ask other parts of the federal bureaucracy.
The imminent expiration of a law that recriminalized drug possession triggered a bipartisan panic.
"Since March 2020, we may have experienced the greatest intrusions on civil liberties in the peacetime history of this country," Gorsuch wrote. That might be an exaggeration, but it isn't far off.
Proponents say that the bills would ensure the quality of fishing and hunting guides, but occupational licensing doesn't tend to work that way.
Plus: APA says social media not inherently harmful for kids, senators propose Artificial Intelligence Regulatory Agency, and more...
After getting lucky for his first few years in office, Newsom now faces his first major budgetary crisis. How he responds will show a lot about his leadership skills.
'Cash Is Independence': Ron DeSantis Slams the Government's Plan for Centrally-Controlled Digital Money
"If you don't trust central authority, then you should see this immediately as something that is very problematic," says the Florida governor.
In a new report, the Center for Economic Accountability analyzed economic development data from all 50 states and the District of Columbia, and there's very little to show for billions in annual spending.
Backed by Gov. Ron DeSantis, the measures will punish peaceful migrants and the Floridians who interact with them.
Correcting the error will require new legislation.
According to a new Bloomberg report, Rivian has lost 93 percent of its market value since November 2021. The state of Georgia is still on the hook for as much as $1.5 billion in state incentives.
The debate over the details shows that, despite all the talk of treating cannabis like alcohol, legislators are not prepared to fully embrace that model.
"Once a woman became pregnant for any reason, she would now become property of the state of South Carolina," said one state senator.
Despite his reservations, Gov. John Carney let the bills become law without his signature.
Kathy Hochul isn't just waging a war on menthols. She's also floating a ban on all cigarette sales in the state.
Other states would do well to enact similar reforms.
Why Do Public Schools Suck and What Should We Do About Them? Live With Corey DeAngelis and Connor Boyack
Join Reason on YouTube and Facebook on Thursday at 1 p.m. Eastern for a live discussion with the authors of Mediocrity: 40 Ways Government Schools Are Failing Today's Students
Activists who would like to see more housing built and people who build housing for a living would seem to be natural allies. A new bill in the California Legislature is driving them apart.
It'll be another five years before it's operational.