Conservative Pat Nolan writes that a lack of housing will threaten Arizona’s economic engine because businesses won’t be able to attract workers if they can’t afford to live here. If the economy sputters, everyone suffers because the state won’t be able to afford basics like schools and roads. And what’s to blame for this housing crisis? Say it all together, now: Local zoning restrictions. Byzantine bureaucracy has dragged out the planning process to more than a year, adding costs that are passed on to buyers. Both parties are blocking the ability of the state legislature to pass laws that would make it easier to develop homes and prevent cities from ingoring the will of their residents. But the author is especially irked at the so-called Freedom Caucus to help kill housing-related bills and infringe on property owners’ rights.