Congress Owes It To American Businesses To Increase Regulatory Transparency

op-ed | Thomas Aiello
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When government imposes regulations on businesses it drives up the cost of doing business

Town Says Teens Who Cut Neighborhood Grass Must Pay $110 For Business Licenses

US | Eric Owens
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Complaints allegedly stem from ‘one of the men that cuts several yards’

Here's How 'Federal Employee Defense Services' Makes You Pay To Keep Bad Bosses In Government

Investigative Group | Luke Rosiak

‘Federal Employee Defense Services’ insurance protects bureaucrats, encourages litigation

How Jared Kushner Can Successfully Reform Government

Opinion | Joanne Butler
Jared Kushner, the son-in-law of President-elect Donald Trump, walks through the lobby of Trump Tower on November 18, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Under President Trump, the federal bureaucracy has new leadership.

Obama Administration SCREWS POOR PEOPLE With New, More Complex Financial Aid Process

Education | Eric Owens
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Way to go, Barack! Hope and change!

Only VA Job Reserved Specifically For Vets: Janitor

US | Luke Rosiak

Despite veterans preference in federal hiring, VA usually offers only menial jobs

Why are 9/11 report authors complaining about Congress?

Politics | Alexis Levinson
9/11 Commission Report

‘Think of having 100 bosses. Think of reporting to 100 people. It makes no sense. You could not do your job under those circumstances’

IRS gave $17,000 in taxpayer money to 'rehab' portrait artist

Politics | Patrick Howley

‘What I’ve learned was, passionately, how to draw, and how to engage and entertain people’

Porn production flees L.A. after condom ban

Entertainment | Sarah Hofmann

County regulations help chase away another once-thriving industry

IPAB: the part of Obamacare that can't be repealed

Feature:Opinion | Wesley J. Smith

Obamacare includes provisions that make repealing the Independent Payment Advisory Board nearly impossible.

Obamacare ruling reflects technocratic imperative

op-ed | Wesley J. Smith

Why Thursday’s Obamacare ruling shouldn’t have surprised people.

Restoring accountability to the federal government

Opinion | Joanne Butler

If fundamental changes in the underlying management culture of federal agencies aren’t made, the GSA scandal won’t be the last time taxpayer funds disappear.

How it became so hard to build a tree house

Editorial | Anthony Sanders

In recent decades, passive judges have allowed local zoning boards to get out of control.

The case for a Fast-Track Infrastructure Board

Feature:Opinion | Christopher H. Lee

Hundreds of large infrastructure projects are caught in bureaucratic bottlenecks.

A defibrillator for American jobs

op-ed | Rep. Fred Upton

Burdensome regulations are destroying good-paying jobs in the medical device industry. That must change.

Failure is not a (government) option

Opinion | Matthew Melchiorre

To a bureaucrat, failure means a bigger budget and an expanded mission.

Independent agencies' actions will speak louder than words

Opinion | Schinria Islam

Ultimately, the public will have to hold independent agencies accountable.

Who am I to decide how my own health care should be handled?

Feature:Opinion | Chris Jacobs

Decisions like which treatment options to pursue are best left to our intellectual superiors.

Who's regulating the regulators?

Opinion | Collin Drat

As the number of regulators has increased, the number of people overseeing the regulators has declined.

Osama is dead, but government is still a failure

Opinion | Wayne Allyn Root

Even a blind squirrel occasionally finds an acorn.