Family sues over Kentucky’s unconstitutional Competitor’s Veto law

Legacy Medical Transport, LLC and Phillip Truesdell v. Adam Meier, et al.

Phillip Truesdell and his family launched Legacy Medical Transport in 2017 with one ambulance and high hopes of thriving in the wake of job losses. Their hard work paid off—today, their non-emergency ambulance company in Aberdeen, Ohio, has grown to seven vehicles. Located just miles from the Kentucky border, the company often takes clients from ...

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October 22, 2019

EPA sued for relying on illegal rules following WOTUS repeal

Albuquerque, New Mexico; October 22, 2019: A lawsuit filed today on behalf of the New Mexico Cattle Growers’ Association challenges the Trump Administration's decision to rely on old, unconstitutional rules in the wake of the 2015 Waters of the United States rule's repeal. Last month, the Environmental Protection Agency announced the repea ...

October 09, 2019

President Trump signs executive orders bringing more accountability to federal agencies

Washington, D.C.; October 9, 2019: Pacific Legal Foundation praises steps taken today by President Donald Trump to make federal agencies' regulatory practices more accountable and transparent. The President signed two executive orders that address the misuse of a practice known as agency "guidance"—which is a way that agencies regu ...

September 24, 2019

Family sues over Kentucky’s unconstitutional Competitor’s Veto law

Lexington, Kentucky; September 24, 2019: A federal lawsuit filed today challenges Kentucky's Certificate of Need law for non-emergency ambulance services. Phillip Truesdell is the owner of Legacy Medical Transport, a transportation business located in Aberdeen, Ohio. Legacy Medical transports people by ambulance in non-emergency situations; for exa ...

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October 22, 2019

The morality of capitalism

This article is featured in the fall edition of our quarterly magazine Sword&Scales. To read the full edition visit: ~~~ Socialism is popular again. The rise of politicians such as Bernie Sanders and Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez shows how the promises of socialism are once again influencing our political debate. It's ...

October 21, 2019

The Hill: Supreme Court will take on ‘fourth branch’ of bureaucracies

As every schoolchild knows, the federal government is divided into the legislative, executive and judicial branches. This separation of powers was designed to ensure that government does not become oppressive. As James Madison put it, combining these powers into one branch would be "the very definition of tyranny." Unfortunately, the three branches ...

October 15, 2019

The Hill: When agencies regulate in secret, none of us is safe

Imagine what it must feel like to have a government agent show up at your door, accuse you of violating some rule you've never heard of, and threaten you with massive fines and imprisonment if you don't do what he says. Wyoming's Andy Johnson doesn't have to imagine; he lived it. His alleged offense: he ...


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