07/10/14 08:45 AM
NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City Council member is drafting legislation to regulate the costumed characters who roam Times Square. The bill being proposed by Councilman Dan Garodnick would require that the costumed performers be licensed and go through a background check. Garodnick says there...
By Julie Borowski | 07/01/14 06:13 PM
Taxi drivers created traffic gridlock in downtown D.C. last week to protest app-based ride sharing services such as Uber and Lyft. The organizer of the “Fairness NOW!” caravan protest, the Teamster-affiliated D.C. Taxi Operators Association, is complaining that these private companies have a...
By Michael Barone | 06/29/14 11:29 AM
Government just doesn’t work very well. That’s the persuasive thesis of three important books published this year. John Micklethwait and Adrian Wooldridge's The Fourth Revolution takes a historical and international (and British) perspective. They argue that the welfare state, a creation of...
By Mark Tapscott | 06/27/14 09:04 AM
There were 26 reports between 2000 and 2011 by government investigators and auditors describing the problems now known as the "VA scandal." Those reports cover the six years of President Obama's tenure in the Oval Office, as well as President George W. Bush's two terms. So why wasn't something...
By Scott Rasmussen | 06/20/14 11:24 AM
A few weeks ago, I wrote about how Uber was upsetting government regulators. The ride-sharing company is providing such great service to consumers that existing taxi companies called upon the government to help. Shortly after I wrote that column, the attorney general of Virginia issued a...
By Timothy P. Carney | 06/18/14 09:56 AM
Regulators in Harvard's hometown have proposed new regulations aimed at banning Uber, Sidecar and Lyft.
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