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March 23, 2011

Market-based land use policies help cities survive recession

Author: Daniel Himebaugh Reason Foundation's new Annual Privatization Report 2010 concludes that Houston, Texas weathered the recent housing crisis better than any other major city, with housing prices declining far less than in the rest of the country.  Why did Houston survive when others struggle?  The answer lies in Houston's ...

December 01, 2010

A year without new rules?

Author: Daniel Himebaugh Washington Governor Christine Gregoire recently issued an executive order instructing state agencies to suspend non-critical rulemaking activities until January 1, 2012.  Chief among her reasons for the order: Businesses need a break from new regulation during the current economic recession. The ban on new rules is su ...