Nevada Governor Sandoval sides with the cronies…and against Nevadans

June 10, 2015 | By TIMOTHY SANDEFUR

Sad news from Carson City today, where Gov. Brian Sandoval has chosen to keep in place the nation’s most anti-competitive licensing law. This morning, Sandoval announced his veto of SB 183, a bill that would have opened the market for entrepreneurs to freely compete for jobs running moving companies, or taxi or limo companies. The … ...


PLF to Ninth Circuit : Let our challenge to Nevada’s Competitor’s Veto law go forward

May 12, 2015 | By TIMOTHY SANDEFUR

On Thursday, I’ll be in San Francisco arguing on behalf of Reno entrepreneur Maurice Underwood. He’s the business owner who tried to start a moving company in Reno only to learn that that state has the nation’s most anti-competitive licensing law—a Competitor’s Veto law that prohibits new companies from opening up if they ...


PLF takes challenge to the most anti-competitive licensing law in the country to the Ninth Circuit

July 05, 2013 | By JONATHAN WOOD

As reported last week, a federal judge in Nevada dismissed Maurice Underwood’s right to earn a living. Underwood challenges a hopelessly vague Nevada licensing regime that requires anyone who wants to enter the moving business to prove that he wouldn’t compete with existing businesses. Nevada’s Competitor’s Veto law is the m ...


Court throws out Maurice Underwood’s case—PLF will fight on for the right to earn a living

June 27, 2013 | By TIMOTHY SANDEFUR

I’m saddened to report that a federal judge in Reno yesterday dismissed Maurice Underwood’s lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of Nevada’s licensing law for moving companies. That law—the most anti-competitive licensing law in the country—requires any person who wants to run a moving company to first prove that he or sh ...


Tomorrow : PLF urges Nevada federal court to protect the right to earn a living

June 20, 2013 | By TIMOTHY SANDEFUR

Note: After a couple calendar changes, Judge Du has now restored this hearing to its original time of Friday, June 21 at 10am in Courtroom 3. Only days after winning an injunction against Kentucky’s anti-competition law for moving companies, PLF attorneys will be heading to the federal courthouse in Reno at 10 tomorrow morning to … ...