Regulation & Policy

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Republicans Introduce California Drought Relief Bill Republicans Introduce California Drought Relief Bill

California House Republicans introduced a drought relief bill June 25 that they said will deliver more water to farmers in the Central Valley without compromising protections for endangered fish. Read more

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Affordable Housing, Racial Isolation Affordable Housing, Racial Isolation

The New York Times delivers a pointed editorial supporting a recent Supreme Court ruling that the Fair Housing Act covers more than just intentional acts of discrimination. Read more

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EPA Faces Joint Lawsuits Over Clean Water Rule EPA Faces Joint Lawsuits Over Clean Water Rule

In joint lawsuits filed Monday, more than 16 states are suing the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to contest its May 27 rule that defines the jurisdiction the agency and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have over rivers, streams, lakes or marshes. Read more

Labor Crunch Update: No More Dialing for Dollars on Worker Misclassification
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Labor Crunch Update: No More Dialing for Dollars on Worker Misclassification

National Association of Home Builders policy advocates scored a victory last week... Read more

How Quality-of-Life Rankings Influence Public Policy
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How Quality-of-Life Rankings Influence Public Policy

Livability Editor Matt Carmichael reacts to a new study that suggests... Read more

‘Know Before You Owe’ Rule Hits Another Snag at CFPB
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‘Know Before You Owe’ Rule Hits Another Snag at CFPB

MarketWatch staffer Daniel Goldstein reports that new rules designed to make the... Read more

Eminent Domain, a Major Pain in the Asset?
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Eminent Domain, a Major Pain in the Asset?

Property rights activists lost in the 2005 case of Kelo v. City of New London, but... Read more

The Supreme Court Is About to Decide the Fate of Housing Segregation
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The Supreme Court Is About to Decide the Fate of Housing Segregation

The Atlantic staffer Alana Semuels dives into a Supreme Court case that could have... Read more

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Americans Up the Worry-Meter on Climate Americans Up the Worry-Meter on Climate

New York Times columnist David Leonhardt taps into new Pew Research analysis that reveals that concern over global warming, having fallen after the financial crisis and President Obama’s election, has risen recently. Read more

Drought and Doubt
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Drought and Doubt

How does California choose between a water reliability crisis and a housing... Read more

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