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Dolly Decorator, or: How to Lobby for Laws That Bully Your Competition

Hilary Gowins | Posted 07.29.2015 | Politics
Hilary Gowins

Regulations like the ones that affect interior designers in Florida cost individuals dearly, and are often the difference between a successful career and putting professional aspirations on the backburner.

Arbitrary Interior Design Regulations Hurt Entrepreneurs, Consumers

Hilary Gowins | Posted 11.17.2014 | Business
Hilary Gowins

Given the innocuous nature of the profession, it seems absurd that 26 states require prospective interior designers to spend two or more years meeting the education and experience requirements necessary to receive a government-issued license to work.

Bush the Teflon Man

Logan Nakyanzi Pollard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Logan Nakyanzi Pollard

Perhaps it was the sexual nature of Eliot Spitzer's offenses that made the shame stick. That and the fact that the former NY governor admitted he did wrong. Bush by contrast is today's Teflon man.