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Economic Liberty, Entrepreneurship, and Transportation Network Companies in Wyoming

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.

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Backyard Chickens and Property Rights

Boyd Wiggam and Glenn Woods discuss backyard chickens, local regulation, and the delicate balance of property rights among neighboring property owners.

 

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Cheyenne City Council's Refusal to Act on UDC Overregulation to Fix the Unaffordable Housing Problem---and Backyard Chickens

Cheyenne has a housing supply and affordability problem. Housing is scarce and expensive relative to household incomes in the area, but current regulations force developers to add unnecessary costs in the name of “aesthetics” to satisfy the architectural taste preferences of regulators. Boyd Wiggam and Doug Randall of KGAB discuss the City Council's rejection of a deregulation proposal that would have saved money for families on a 5-5 vote—even though the regulatory costs are ultimately passed along to the lower-income families that are struggling to find housing that fits within their budgets.

 

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Dangerous Sign Regulation

Some sign regulations make driving more dangerous, not safer.

We are accustomed to obnoxious traffic laws and regulations government leaders claim will make us safer. Some overused examples are seatbelt laws and the prohibition against driving under the influence of alcohol. But Cheyenne’s local ordinance prohibiting drivers from receiving driving directions via cell phone while driving shows how just far local governments are willing to go to supposedly promote traffic safety—even when the laws make it harder for drivers to find and get to their destinations. But an emerging trend in sign regulation goes beyond obnoxiousness and actually makes driving more dangerous.

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Bicycle License Requirement Wiped Out

Boyd Wiggam and Glenn Woods talk about some good news at Cheyenne City Hall. Fewer rather than more contradictory restrictions on your freedom.

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Amy Edmonds spoke with Chuck Gray on KVOC about the curriculum controversy in Park County and the nature of the parental complaints

Do we want indoctrinated snuck into government schools? July 17, 2015

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The Coal Alchemy Boondoggle

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