Local Regulation

Why Local Communities May Support Nuclear Energy

Why Local Communities May Support Nuclear Energy

Proponents of nuclear energy should focus on its economic and environmental benefits to garner local support.

Would You Remember Your Court Date?

Would You Remember Your Court Date?

Researchers implement program to improve court appearance rates for summons in New York City.

Maintaining Local Values in the Face of Digital Platforms

Maintaining Local Values in the Face of Digital Platforms

Academics argue that city authorities could cooperate with tech companies to align their values.

An Open Challenge to the Navajo Nation’s Land Use Authority

An Open Challenge to the Navajo Nation’s Land Use Authority

An illegal marijuana operation highlights the need for regulatory enforcement reform on tribal land.

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.