Comments at the Roanoke Conference

This past weekend I was a panelist at the Roanoke Conference at Ocean Shores, a largely Republican event that includes legislators, other elected officials, legislative staff, and others interested in policy and the legislative process. I was on the panel with Alan Durning of Sightline, Senator Mark Miloscia, Mike Kingsella of the Holland Group. I’ve […]

Seattle’s New Bike Parking Requirements Show How Regulation Kills Housing

I’m often greeted with some skepticism when I make the point that regulation is making housing prices worse. Some people just don’t believe it, instead blaming greed or Amazon. Others dismiss what I’m saying as libertarianism; we shouldn’t have any rules! But David Neiman, an architect and an expert at explaining how bad rules and […]

Long Day in Olympia: Hearing But Not Heard

We spent the day in Olympia trying to get the point across that support for House Bill 2583 is support for rent control. It was a long day. I’m posting this video because it is so incredibly biased. Really? Community leaders? What community leaders? I have a lot of respect for reporters who have to […]