PLF argues government can't enact laws solely to protect existing businesses from legitimate competition

December 19, 2013 | By ANASTASIA BODEN

Milwaukee resident Ghaleb Ibrahim simply wants to own and operate his own taxicab.  But that city’s ordinance denies him the right to earn a living as a taxicab driver—not because he is unqualified, but because Milwaukee capped the amount of available permits in 1992.  That cap wasn’t based on any ratio of drivers to populati ...