Regulatory Reform & Abuses

The rule of law is increasingly being eroded by those trying to achieve policy objectives outside the normal bounds of legislative action. BPF accesses civil litigation, overcriminalization and corporate governance to understand these trends and formulate policy solutions.

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Mississippi is the most regulated state in the South

by Guest Contributor Published July 13, 2020 Mississippi has a ways to go before challenging some of the South’s strongest economies, and one key reason is more regulation and red tape than its neighbors. New legislation proposed this session could have helped rein in government red tape, but the most significant bills failed to gain enough traction.

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Jackson, Mississippi’s regulations on taxis

High prices hurting Jackson taxi companies in competition with Uber

Jackson attorney Bob Waller, who owns Veterans Cab, told the Jackson City Council’s planning committee on Oct. 6 that the arrival of Uber in the city had reduced his business in half.

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