Leslie shares her opinion that a vendor at the farmers’ market has a crude display, and cites this as a reason to kick them out.
Leslie is accused of stripping people’s personal freedoms, but there are significant benefits to the community. When determining the appropriate level of government regulation, the costs and benefits of each action need to be considered.
April accidentally schedules all of Ron’s meetings for March 31st because she doesn’t think it’s a real day. Instead, Ron has to deal with a variety of concerned citizens, many of whom are causing externalities throughout the city.
Leslie’s first act as a city councilwoman is to implement a soda tax because she believes that it will make Pawnee healthier.
Ron tries to slaughter a pig in the park for a BBQ. He is not allowed to because it is against the law and violates health codes.