Franchise Anxiety

Labor lawyers, businesses hope for reversal of controversial Obama rules

A sign outside a San Francisco McDonald'sFranchise businesses and labor lawyers will have to wait until 2019 to see if the Trump administration overturns one of Obama's most controversial workplace policies. 

There’s No Such Thing as a Free Speech

Review: 'Liberal Suppression: Section 501(c)(3) and the Taxation of Speech' by Philip Hamburger

As 2018 gutters out, sputtering down to its dim end, it might be worth looking back at one of the few genuinely new lights of the past year—the Columbia University law professor Philip Hamburger's underappreciated Liberal Suppression: Section 501(c)(3) and the Taxation of Speech. 

Virginia Study: State’s Tax Incentives Are Ineffective

Virginia Capitol /A Virginia study concluded that the commonwealth’s tax incentives – whether they be tax credits or tax exemptions – do not provide much return as an economic investments. The study, conducted by the Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission, found that grants were more effective between Fiscal 2010 and Fiscal 2017.