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Austin’s Lemon License

Austin’s Lemon License

A city councilwoman is working to eliminate an absurd city policy that requires kids aspiring to operate lemonade stands to pay the city for a permit. Currently, aspiring young entrepreneurs are required to obtain a $35 permit in order to operate a lemonade stand....
Who’s Really Being Protected?

Who’s Really Being Protected?

While some licensing and occupational laws do serve a legitimate public interest, too many instead are used to protect special interests with bigger government and barriers from competition. Several bills filed this session will do just that if conservatives donโ€™t...