Cheryl Eberting lives on the shores of Phantom Lake in Bellevue, Washington. Like many homeowners, she just wants to be able to transform her property into her dream home. The only thing standing in her way is her very own local government.
Small business owners often set out to pursue dreams and make a difference. They never imagine that government regulation will be one of the greatest challenges they will face. Misti Chastain's story is just one example.
At the Freedom Foundation, we are part of a nationwide network of state-based, pro-freedom organizations. Recently, we helped one of our allies--the Montana Policy Institute--tell the story of ranchers who may lose everything due to federal environmental policies.