—D.C. orces tour guides, like Bill Main and Tonia Edwards, to frstpass a government-mandated test beore they may speak. This is un-constitutional, and the District government does not possess the powerto decide who may or may not speak.
—Washington, D.C.’s vending laws strangle creativity by mi-cromanaging the size o vendors’ carts, where they may operate, andeven what kind o ood they may serve. D.C. should start over, replacethe existing vending rules with narrow regulations that protect publichealth and saety, and then get out o the way.