November 20, 2014

November 19, 2014 By Brendan Fischer Democratic state legislators in Illinois are mulling an effort to thwart Chicago’s effort to raise its minimum wage, even as they raise the state wage above the national average. And the state National Restaurant Association affiliate is eating it up. Efforts to “preempt” local …

May 10, 2013

By Sun Sentinel Editorial Board, April 30, 2013 Even if you agree that government shouldn’t tell business how to do business, a proposal in the¬†Florida Legislature¬†that would pre-empt local governments from exerting local control is bad public policy. At the moment, Florida businesses are pressuring state lawmakers to pass a …