Property rights (page 3)

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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Dan Way reports for Carolina Journal Online on lawmakers’ last-ditch efforts to reform certificate-of-need rules this year. The Daily Journal highlights the importance of a recent vote to scrap North Carolina’s Map Act.
    Mitch Kokai, June 27, 2019
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    Baby Boomers Indicted

    In a previous blogpost, I cited Economist Lyman Stone’s American Enterprise Institute paper, Red, White, and Gray. In a summary published today at the Atlantic, Stone draws some harsh conclusions about my generation: The political ascendancy of the Boomers brought with it tightening control and…
    Jon Guze, June 24, 2019
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    This weekend on Carolina Journal Radio

    A merger between Aetna and CVS could expand retail health care options in North Carolina and across the country. Meanwhile, a tool called Medibid is helping to connect doctors and patients through online auctions. Jordan Roberts discusses these health care innovations during the next edition of Carolina…
    Mitch Kokai, June 21, 2019
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    CJ Reports: Senate votes to repeal Map Act, bill goes to governor

    “The Map Act’s days may be numbered,” writes Carolina Journal’s Lindsay Marchello in her article on the Map Act and the prospective eminent repeal of it. She reports that the North Carolina Senate unanimously voted June 12 to repeal the Map Act, a law which bars property owners from…
    Brenee Goforth, June 18, 2019
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    The danger of ‘unexplained wealth orders’

    Walter Olson writes for the Washington Examiner about a frightening new policy across the pond. It’s like, “Your papers, please,” but for things you own. Authorities in Britain have begun trying out a new police power called unexplained wealth orders under a law that took effect last year.
    Mitch Kokai, June 14, 2019
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    Lawmakers Should Protect Citizens From Eminent Domain Abuse

    Fourteen years ago, the Supreme Court handed down one of its most unpopular opinions of all time, Kelo v. City of New London. The Kelo decision enshrined economic development as a valid purported “public use,” meaning, as JLF’s Jon Guze puts it, The U.S. Supreme Court upheld the use of…
    Brenee Goforth, June 4, 2019
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    Taking private property for free

    Joel Peterson writes for National Review Online about an opportunity for courts to reverse a terrible ruling linked to property rights. … [F]ew observers have noticed a recent federal court ruling that will, absent Supreme Court intervention, grant the government immense powers to confiscate private property in violation…
    Mitch Kokai, June 4, 2019
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    LISTEN HERE, “HeadLocke No. 52: Raleigh short-term rental rules raise property-rights issues”

    The latest HeadLocke podcast is out and it’s one you don’t want to miss. After years of debate, Raleigh has finalized rules overseeing short-term rentals, including those tied to AirBNB. Jon Guze, John Locke Foundation director of legal studies, says those rules strike a blow against private property rights. Guze…
    Anna Manning, May 24, 2019