Daycare of Hard Knox: Why a Knoxville Daycare Owner Lost her Livelihood

Daycare of Hard Knox: Why a Knoxville Daycare Owner Lost her Livelihood
April 9, 2014
Economic Liberty
When Jacoyia Wakefield decided to create her own daycare business, she did everything right. She read up on Knoxville’s business regulations, consulted with a city...more

NY Veteran Sets a National Record: Target for Eminent Domain Three Times Simultaneously

NY Veteran Sets a National Record: Target for Eminent Domain Three Times Simultaneously
April 7, 2014
Property Rights
What's left of Sam's trees after the county got to them When Sam Fish got home on a brisk day in October, he was greeted by...more

Baton Rouge Food Truck Laws: A Recipe for Success

Baton Rouge Food Truck Laws: A Recipe for Success
April 3, 2014
Economic Liberty
  Taco de Paco doing what it does best: serving hungry customers During the past three years, the Baton Rouge food-truck scene has expanded from one food...more

Louisiana Bill Would Make It Easier to Sell Homemade Food Legally

Louisiana Bill Would Make It Easier to Sell Homemade Food Legally
April 1, 2014
Economic Liberty
Click to learn more about the fight for cottage food freedom A new bill would expand Louisiana’s “cottage food” law, which lets home-bakers and cooks sell...more

The Milwaukee Taxi Lottery

The Milwaukee Taxi Lottery
March 20, 2014
Economic Liberty
Monday, March 17, 2014 - 10am to Noon Central For the first time in over 20 years, Milwaukee will issue new licenses for taxicabs. This victory...more

Documentary Film Focuses on DC Vendors

Documentary Film Focuses on DC Vendors
March 19, 2014
Economic Liberty
The film follows D.C.-based entrepreneurs, Siyon and Coite as they fight for their shot at the American Dream IJ Senior Attorney, Bert Gall, participates in the...more

Restoring a Parent’s Faith in Education

Restoring a Parentâs Faith in Education
March 18, 2014
School Choice
 Cynthia Perry and her daughter Faith Faith Perry is a second grader who lives in Wake Forest, N.C. She has struggled with reading comprehension since kindergarten,...more

Fourth Amendment Neglect in the Hawkeye State

Fourth Amendment Neglect in the Hawkeye State
March 15, 2014
Property Rights
Does the Fourth Amendment apply to renters? The city council of Waterloo, Iowa, doesn’t think so. An expanded rental inspection program, going into effect next...more

Shining a Light on Government Bullies

Shining a Light on Government Bullies
March 15, 2014
First Amendment
  "Do you have a permit for that sign?" Last winter, Deltona, Fla., imposed a fine on Corey Marion’s Happy Tails pet grooming business. What dastardly deed...more

They Got a Ticket to Ride: Milwaukee to Launch Lottery for New Taxi Licenses

They Got a Ticket to Ride: Milwaukee to Launch Lottery for New Taxi Licenses
March 14, 2014
Economic Liberty
 IJ Client Ghaleb Ibrahim For the first time in over 20 years, Milwaukee will be issuing new licenses for taxicab drivers. This victory for economic liberty...more

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