The HB-5005 caused quite a commotion over the last month in Florida, especially amongst the four thousand plus Professional Surveyors and Mappers residing in the state, placing at odds those for and against deregulation. To capture a deep understanding of the meaning of deregulation, a bold look at the free market is required. In a free market the laws of supply and demand play a fundamental role. Supply indicates what the market can bring. Demand establishes the need. Together they both help establish price, quantity, quality, and competition. To read the rest of this post, click here.