Taxi Medallions in Chicago Will Cost At Least $ 360,000

Taxi Medallions in Chicago Will Cost At Least $ 360,000
September 20, 2013
Economic Liberty
Chicago is auctioning 50 taxicab medallions through October 18, the first such auction in three years. But they won’t come cheap: The city will not...more

Los Angeles: Food Truck Utopia Has No Love For Street Vendors

Los Angeles: Food Truck Utopia Has No Love For Street Vendors
September 17, 2013
Economic Liberty
In Los Angeles’s downtown lock-up sit a drug dealer and a gang banger. And between them? A street vendor. Her crime? Selling snacks or merchandise...more

Texas Expands Cottage Food Freedom

Texas Expands Cottage Food Freedom
September 13, 2013
Economic Liberty
Texas has become the latest state to expand cottage food freedom, allowing Texans to sell more baked goods and other foods made from their homes. Thanks...more

New York’s Capital District Food Trucks

New Yorkâs Capital District Food Trucks
September 13, 2013
Economic Liberty
 One of the greatest advantages to owning a food truck is the mobility. Not only can food trucks plan routes cutom-fitted for their clientele, but...more

IJ Attends World Record-Setting Food Truck Rally

IJ Attends World Record-Setting Food Truck Rally
September 12, 2013
Economic Liberty
Mobile vending entrepreneurs in Florida know how to think big.  Over Labor Day weekend, nearly 100 food trucks from across the Sunshine State drove into Tampa...more

How a Philadelphia Family Lost Their Home to Asset Forfeiture

How a Philadelphia Family Lost Their Home to Asset Forfeiture
September 9, 2013
Property Rights
Under the legal doctrine of civil forfeiture, police can seize property tangentially linked to a crime, even if the property owner herself is innocent. As Isaiah...more

New Bills Would Bring Back California Redevelopment

New Bills Would Bring Back California Redevelopment
September 9, 2013
Property Rights
The California legislature is moving closer to passing two bills that could revive the state’s recently-dissolved redevelopment agencies. These agencies were highly controversial for their...more

Seizing for Sport

Seizing for Sport
August 22, 2013
Property Rights
In less than a week, two capital cities are preparing to use eminent domain to build professional sports stadiums.  Talk about foul play.   The Sacramento city...more

Victory for Property Owners! Harrison Township, New Jersey Votes Unanimously Against Redevelopment "Land Grab"

Victory for Property Owners!  Harrison Township, New Jersey Votes Unanimously Against Redevelopment "Land Grab"
August 20, 2013
Property Rights
A group of property owners, supported by over 150 members of their community, defeated a proposal last night that threatened their homes and businesses with...more

Food Truck Freedom Rolls on in New Orleans

Food Truck Freedom Rolls on in New Orleans
August 8, 2013
Economic Liberty
The New Orleans City Council unanimously approved liberalizing the city’s food truck regulations.  These modernizations represent the first major overhaul of New Orleans’ street vending...more

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