Occupational licensing reform percolating in Florida

February 02, 2017 | By CALEB TROTTER

Opponents of burdensome occupational licensing laws in Florida may soon have reason to celebrate. Two bills were recently filed in the Florida legislature that would bring some mild, but welcome relief to Floridians seeking to earn a living. In recent years, the difficulties faced by military spouses to receive license reciprocity when they move to ...


Have 60 seconds? Want to learn more about the Competitor's Veto?

May 21, 2015 | By ANASTASIA BODEN

This week, we continued our nationwide campaign against Competitor’s Veto laws by filing suit in Pennsylvania, and we introduced our new webpage dedicated to the project. If you want to learn more about the Competitor’s Veto, but don’t have a lot of time, find out where these unconstitutional laws originated in our Competitor& ...


On punishing plumbers

October 15, 2014 | By ETHAN BLEVINS

In the midst of a struggling economy, California has decided to crack down on the nefarious handymen that you hire to fix your stuff. Thanks to a new California law, honest people trying to scrape by doing repair or construction work now face greater barriers to feeding their families. California has long required costly licenses for construct ...


President's weekly report — August 29, 2014

August 29, 2014 | By ROB RIVETT

Property Rights — double-secret easements in Hobe Sound Like the fictional Delta House double secret probation, the Flash Beach Grill in Hobe Sound, Florida, finds itself subject to a secret unrecorded conservation easement.  Unbeknownst to Robert and Anita Breinig, when they purchased land for their restaurant that land was allegedly b ...