Regulatory Reform

Publications

Setting the Record Straight on the Railway Workforce
Nick Zaiac

The state of the rail workforce is rapidly evolving with new developments in technology and computer-powered infrastructure in the American transportation industry. These developments are changing…

The Promise of Telehealth in Oklahoma and Beyond
C. Jarrett Dieterle

Oklahoma lags behind other states when it comes to freeing up its
healthcare markets, and a recent debate in the state legislature shows that
politicians in the Sooner State are still attempting to…

A Silly Lawsuit Over School Lunches
Shoshana Weissmann

Seven Democratic attorneys general are suing the Trump administration to stop the U.S. Department of Agriculture from loosening Obama-era school nutrition regulations. The lawsuit—filed by…

, Reason
Barr Kicks Off the Next Big Fight Over Immigration: Reason Roundup
Shoshana Weissmann

From Reason:

In which Shoshana Weissman attempts to disabuse folks of overly Pollyanna-ish ideas about the federal school lunch program.

🌈 government programs 🌈 🌈 that you…

, The Charlotte Observer
Noem signs law that targets companies marketing ‘fake meat’
C. Jarrett Dieterle

From The Charlotte Observer:

“The problem with a lot of these laws is they’re written to make it illegal to use terms like veggie burger,” said Jarrett Dieterle, director of commercial freedom at…

R Sheet On The Benefits of Expanding Ocular Telehealth
C. Jarrett Dieterle & Courtney Joslin

Image credit: Victoria Shapiro

Letter: Commercial Speech and Food Labeling
C. Jarrett Dieterle & Shoshana Weissmann

Dear
State…

Gov. Brown rolls back crazy laws against food sales
Steven Greenhut

My youngest daughter, a college agriculture student planning a career in dairy farming, cut her teeth at our mini-ranch outside Sacramento, where she raises Nubians. Those are great milk producers…

, Mercatus
Land use and homesharing regulation
Nick Zaiac

In 2016, the city of Chicago passed a series of restrictions on those who offer short-term rentals via homesharing platforms such as Airbnb and HomeAway. These restrictions effectively ended the use…

, RealClearPolicy
Despite G7 tiff, US & Canada can cooperate on regulatory reform
Sean Speer

The main story out of last week’s G-7 summit was bilateral discord between the United States and Canada. This is no doubt true. The heightened rhetoric and the risk of a “trade war” has…