Regulatory Reform


, Orange County Register
Land-use bill promotes freedom and property rights
Steven Greenhut

SACRAMENTO – Conservatives promote the importance of property rights, free markets, regulatory reform, small businesses, family values and the need to reduce the power of unelected bureaucrats. In…

, Orange County Register
Antiquated zoning laws only worsen the housing crisis
Steven Greenhut

We’ve all seen the news stories about the nation’s insanely overheated housing market, as bidding wars have become the new normal. Prices have hit record levels and in some markets they have…

Accessory Dwelling Units
Jonathan Coppage

An R Street Institute Report which calls attention to the flexibility and ease of implementing ADU development.

Highlight: ADUs are a free-market, low-cost solution for private…

Summer vacation will make you demand competition and freer markets
Marc Hyden

With COVID-19 seemingly in retreat, around half of Americans are considering summer vacations, and 15 percent or so hope to go abroad. After spending over a year under some form of pandemic…

, CATO Institute
Video: After COVID-19: Building an Inclusive Economy for California
Steven Greenhut

From CATO Institute:

Anastasia P. Boden, Pacific Legal Foundation
Chris Cate, Councilman, City of San Diego
Steven Greenhut, R Street

, Inside Sources
Podcast: Why Getting Rid of Regulations is Good for Jobs
C. Jarrett Dieterle

From Inside Sources:

The R Street Institute’s Jarrett Dieterle argues that regulations are keeping people from working, but that a congressional solution may be on the way.

, Dreier RoundTable
The Need for Regulatory Reform
Shoshana Weissmann

From Dreier RoundTable:

Shoshana Weissman at R Street:
“Regulations don’t always work as planned,” says Tom W. Bell, Professor of Chapman University’s Dale E. Fowler School of Law…

, Law & Liberty
Innovation in a Regulatory Labyrinth
Shoshana Weissmann

“Regulations don’t always work as planned,” says Tom W. Bell, Professor of Chapman University’s Dale E. Fowler School of Law in They Say It Can’t Be Done, a documentary highlighting four…

Legislative Exits from the Land Use Labyrinth
Andrew Moylan

From Regulatory Transparency Project:

For example, a city may pass a law banning any rentals shorter than 30 days or enforce draconian rules on short-term rentals that have most of the impact…

, Austin Monitor
Landmark Commission postpones decision to deliberate on historic designation
Jonathan Coppage

From Austin Monitor:

In recent years, ADUs have become an increasingly important part of housing affordability discussions in urban development. One report from the R Street Institute concluded…

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