AL wants craft brewers to record your personal information before selling you a beer

September 07, 2016 | By ANASTASIA BODEN

The alcohol industry is famously anti-competitive.  It has numerous regulations that make it difficult for new companies to start up, and that keep the big producers on top.  Readers may recall PLF’s challenge to a Florida law that outright banned the standard size craft brew container—called a growler—allegedly to curb drinking ...


President's weekly report — May 15, 2015

May 15, 2015 | By ROB RIVETT

Competitor’s veto law — One down, one on its way down The notion that existing players in a transportation business (taxis, movers and limo companies) should be able to veto new entrants into a market in order to reduce competition is absurd and opposite the economic liberty that is a hallmark of America.  Thus we have … ...