Posts tagged "government regulation"

Chicago should deregulate taxis instead of piling on Uber

Instead of making it tougher for Uber and Lyft drivers to operate,  Chicago should make it easier to drive a cab. Instead of imposing more onerous restrictions on the popular Uber and Lyft services, the City Council should lighten up on taxi regulations, making it easier for cabs to compete. Not to be in Chicago,... Read more »

Hey, Liberal Denier: Fly free to Florida to see for yourself the corrosive impact of government over-regulation

My Sept. 13 column (“How to save a sinking business”), prompted nasty responses from folks that didn’t believe in the existence of the small businessman who complained about government regulations. So, my small businessman, Mike, has made a most generous offer: He will fly—at his expense—whoever first doubted him to his business in Jacksonville, Florida,... Read more »

Kudos for environmentalists

Big auto companies are making concerted moves to build electric cars, GM, for example, plans to work together with a big electronics company, South Korea’s LG Group to add to the automaker’s portfolio of electric cars.  Ford Motor Co. and Toyota Motor Corp. will jointly develop a gas-electric hybrid system for light trucks and sport-utility vehicles. Both announcements came... Read more »
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