From Reason:

With the fourth-highest incarceration rate in the nation, Washington, D.C., seems like a place that needs more reasons to lock people up, right? Well, District Council members here seem to think so, anyway. This morning, councilmembers proposed criminal penalties for street vendors—including food trucks, farmer’s markets, and ticket resellers—who don’t comply with the city’s labyrinth of licensing requirements, the R Street Institute reports.

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