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Business Regulations

The case for a free-market (funeral business) society

Last week I saw an article about the Fast Food Accountability and Standards (FAST) Recovery Act that has passed both houses of the California legislature and is awaiting a signature by Governor Gavin Newsome to make it a law.  Part of what that law would do is create a 10-person fast-food council with employee and restaurant representatives plus some state officials.  The council would then set industry-wide standards, including wages, working hours, and conditions in for-profit, privately owned restaurants. I […]


More Issues in Michigan

We learned last week in an article that you can read here from Reuters that a cemetery in Canton, Michigan, has been shut down by the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA).  It was reported in the article that over one hundred uncremated fetus remains were found at the Knollwood Memorial Park Cemetery in Canton and the Gethsemane Cemetery in Detroit. The investigation reported that 44 fetuses also did not have proper documentation and LARA found the Canton […]