Local Regulation

Time to Rescue the Rescue Dog Industry?

Time to Rescue the Rescue Dog Industry?

Rescue dog groups may be exacerbating the very problem they claim to address.

Community Land Trusts Get a California Makeover

Community Land Trusts Get a California Makeover

California laws may help community land trusts tackle a housing crisis and other issues.

Can Regulators Save Midwestern Beaches?

Can Regulators Save Midwestern Beaches?

Historic water levels across the Great Lakes region present state regulators with significant challenges.

Alameda Casts Its Vote for Single-Family Homes

Alameda Casts Its Vote for Single-Family Homes

Voters in Alameda, California reject a ballot measure that would have eliminated single-family zoning citywide.

Thirty Years Later, Still Fighting Over the ADA

Thirty Years Later, Still Fighting Over the ADA

The United States has failed to realize the ADA’s potential to impact the rights of people with disabilities.

Using VSLs in State and Local COVID-19 Policy

Using VSLs in State and Local COVID-19 Policy

VSLs can serve as a foundational tool for policymakers at all levels of governance amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Coordinating Colombia’s Pandemic Response

Coordinating Colombia’s Pandemic Response

Colombia lacks procedures for ensuring coordination among different levels of government.

Regulating in Times of Tragic Choices

Regulating in Times of Tragic Choices

As Italy begins its second phase of COVID-19 regulation, trust in government regulatory action is essential.

Regulating Police Body-Worn Cameras

Regulating Police Body-Worn Cameras

Law enforcements’ expanding use of cameras raises questions over how to design programs governing them.

Curbing the Spotted Lanternfly

Curbing the Spotted Lanternfly

Northeastern states are attempting to stop the spread of an invasive species that threatens crops.

Smart Algorithmic Change Requires a Collaborative Political Process

Smart Algorithmic Change Requires a Collaborative Political Process

A groundbreaking algorithm designed to optimize school start times meets fierce community resistance.

Defining Equity in Algorithmic Change

Defining Equity in Algorithmic Change

When Boston school leaders sought to use algorithms to redesign the bus schedule, equity remained a challenge.