Wyoming Liberty Group
Boyd Wiggam and Glenn Woods discuss economic liberty and the Transportation Network Companies bill before the Wyoming legislature that would allow internet-based, ride sharing companies like Uber and Lyft to operate in Wyoming.
Boyd Wiggam and Gary Freeman discussed the Housing Development Toolkit recently published by the White House with a special emphasis on the suggested deregulatory reforms the Toolkit contained that would allow the marketplace, and not regulators, determine housing supply and prices in Wyoming communities with high housing costs.
As the Joint Corporations, Elections and Political Subdivisions Committee considers the impending sunset of the Wyoming Telecommunications Act of 1995, it is important to understand what its provisions actually accomplish. Chief among the provisions of the Act is the Wyoming Universal Service Fund (WUSF).
by Jason Gay
The Wyoming Telecommunications Act of 1995 sunsets July 1, 2015. The Joint Corporations, Elections and Political Subdivisions Committee faces the decision to either let the Act sunset, draft legislation to extend the Act, or rewrite/revise the Act before submitting its recommendation to the Legislature. There are important issues, both within our state and nationally, which must be considered as part of this deliberative process.
Governor Mead will soon start a laudable effort to study business regulations. Why laudable? According to the 2011 Utah Business Regulation Review, overregulation reduces entrepreneurship and productivity, which shrinks economic growth.