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Zoning Regulations: A Tale of Extortion and an Alternative

From the Sustainable Freedom Lab: This is a story of lies, political corruption and arrogance that led to the extortion of a respected small business owner and effected an entire community.  The names have been altered to prevent further harassment by town officials.  William’s independent grocery store has been a staple in his mid-western community […]

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Walter Block: Citizen vs. Government Planning

ue Jeffers, radio talk show host from KTCN 1130 AM, discusses economics with Austrian Economist Walter Block, Associate Scholar, with the Ludwig von Mises Institute. The big question is, who is better at planning; millions of citizens or a handful of government elites. via LV | Walter Block Citizen vs. Government Planning | 4-13-12 – […]

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Saint Lucie Planning & Zoning Agenda 11/21/13

St. Lucie County Planning & Zoning Agency P & Z Regular Meeting 11/21/2013 6:00 PM St. Lucie County Commission Chambers 2300 Virginia Avenue   3rd Floor of Roger Poitras Building   Fort Pierce, FL 34982   Downloads:  Agenda  Agenda Packet 2013/11/21 06:00 PM Planning & Zoning Commission P & Z Regular Meeting – Web Outline – St Lucie County, Florida.

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Seven50: HUD’s Inclusionary Zoning Makes Housing Less Affordable

By Benjamin Powell: The Sept. 3 passage by the state Senate of Assembly Bill 1209, which the lower chamber approved at the end of May, confirms one thing: that “inclusionary zoning” remains popular among government planners, politicians and activists despite decades of failure. Gov. Jerry Brown now has the opportunity to prevent this legislation from […]

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HUD Aims to Force Local Gov’ts to Alter Zoning (Seven50)

WASHINGTON – Sept. 11, 2013 – The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is proposing a new rule that would allow it to track diversity in neighborhoods across the country and require municipalities to fix discrimination issues. Under the proposed rule, “Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing,” HUD will collect data on segregation and discrimination. The […]

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