Indiana Mayors Unite For Increased Gun Control

Indiana mayors are up in arms about a state law prohibiting local legislators from creating new gun control restrictions in their areas of legislative responsibility. Passed in 2011, the state preemption of local ordinances makes it nearly impossible for municipalities to make additional legislation regarding the sale or carry of guns, ammunition, or firearm accessories. Proponents of the law argue that without this protection, gun owners would struggle to possess and transport firearms l...
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Miami Beach Legislators Buck Campaign Promises, Fine AirBnB Hosts Millions

By Trent Somes, III Despite their campaign promises, Miami Beach legislators are stepping up to the plate for the hotel industry to impede innovation and competition, this time going after homeowners that list their property on AirBnB to the tune of $1.6 million in fines. AirBnB is a popular service that allows anyone to list a room, bed, or even an entire building for a rate of their choice. Users looking for lodging can book them, just like a hotel, and the rates are almost always significant...
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