Academics

Academics

Cry Wolf Quotes

The Clean Air Act's Unduly stringent and extremely costly provisions could seriously threaten this nation's economic expansion.

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Letter written by Milton Friedman and James Buchanan, From the Wall Street Journal.
10/19/1990 | Full Details | Law(s): Clean Air Act of 1990

The loony-tuners are at it again. The cost of doing business in Oakland is already about the highest in the state. Compared with other cities, adoption of the proposed [living wage] ordinance will drive the cost off the charts.

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Randy Hamilton professor at the University of California, Berkeley. Oakland Tribune.
11/24/1997 | Full Details | Law(s): Living Wage

Be prepared for the creation of an intrusive bureaucracy to police the ordinance by examining the books and payroll ledgers of businesses…

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Randy Hamilton professor at the University of California, Berkeley. Oakland Tribune.
11/24/1997 | Full Details | Law(s): Living Wage

There is no evidence of significant discrimination in mortgage lending.

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George J. Bentson, a specialist in financial regulation at Emory University. New York Times.