Regulation (page 7)

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    Here’s What Happens When You Break The Rules in San Francisco

    The San Francisco Planning Commission issued a renovation permit to a developer, who then decided to completely tear down the home that was deemed historic. Now that developer is being subjected to the commission’s power to enforce the rule — and to make an example of him. Earlier this…
    Donna Martinez, December 18, 2018
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    Denying an occupational license for lack of ‘good moral character’

    License denials in Pennsylvania for lack of "good moral character" bring to mind the 641 different disqualifications from licensing in North Carolina for having a conviction record.
    Jon Sanders, December 17, 2018
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    Another take on the legal blow dealt to Obamacare

    Monica Showalter responds for the American Thinker to the latest legal developments surrounding Obamacare. Fact is, if there ever was a law that didn’t do what it promised to do – which is to say lower costs and allow people to keep their doctors – Obamacare is it.
    Mitch Kokai, December 17, 2018
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    Health care reform and the states

    James Capretta writes at RealClearPolicy.com about the states’ critical role in health care reform. Last month, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released waiver concepts to give states examples of reforms they could pursue under section 1332 of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The concepts are…
    Mitch Kokai, December 17, 2018
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    “Medicare-for-All” ignores the benefits of private enterprise

    The idea of universal healthcare in the United States is currently more popular than ever. The idea has gained steam in Congress and among many young, progressive members of Congress as the only solution to save our inefficient healthcare system. Many on the…
    Jordan Roberts, December 13, 2018
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    Federal lunch regulations loosened

    Megan Trimble of U.S. News and World Report details one small victory against the nanny state. Students everywhere are likely to rejoice. The Trump administration has officially rolled back Obama-era lunch guidelines that promoted heightened nutrition standards for the national school lunch program. The Healthy, Hunger-Free…
    Mitch Kokai, December 10, 2018
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    N.C. Supreme Court sides with physical therapy board in fight over ‘dry needling’

    A unanimous N.C. Supreme Court has upheld a lower court ruling favoring the state’s physical therapy board in a fight over regulation of “dry needling.” The ruling means that N.C. physical therapists can provide dry needling treatment. The 7-0 decision affirms the N.C. Business Court’s August 2017 ruling that the…
    Mitch Kokai, December 7, 2018
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    You’re Invited: The Market For Neighborhoods

    If we could choose, what sorts of neighborhoods would we build for ourselves? On Monday, Salim Furth of the Mercatus Center will present an understanding of housing markets and land-use regulation grounded in institutional economics. Instead of viewing housing as an interchangeable commodity, Mercatus Center research emphasizes the overlapping institutions that…
    Anna Manning, December 6, 2018