Occupational Licensing


, NewBostonPost
Revoke Work Licenses For Student Loan Nonpayment? Some Massachusetts Legislators Want To End The Practice
Shoshana Weissmann

From NewBostonPost:

Shoshana Weissmann of R Street Institute, a free-market-oriented public policy research organization headquartered in Washington D.C., said the proposed reform is long…

Legislature seeks to make it easier to get to work
Marc Hyden

During his campaign for the governor’s mansion, Brian Kemp announced his dedication to cutting red tape. “My chainsaw is ready to rip up some regulations,” he proudly declared in a campaign…

, Insider Advantage
Professional licensing reform returns to Georgia
Marc Hyden

Last fall, Area Development Magazine named Georgia the top state for business for the seventh consecutive year. “[This] is a powerful testament to the fundamental strength of Georgia’s…

Licensed to Work
Anthony Lamorena

From Hawai’i Business Magazine:

Anthony Lamorena, a government affairs associate with R Street, a conservative and libertarian think tank headquartered in Washington, D.C., says occupational…

, Captured Economy
This Week in Occupational Licensing, December 17th
Courtney Joslin

From Captured Economy:

Jeffrey A. Singer presents a Goldwater Institute and R Street Institute study endorsing state scope-of-practice expansions for pharmacists in Cato commentary.

, New Boston Post
Artificial Barrier To Natural Hair Braiding in Massachusetts About To Fall If Legislation Yanking Government-Issued Licensing Requirement Passes
Shoshana Weissmann

From New Boston Post:

The amendment filed by Elugardo received praise from Shoshanna Weissman of R Street Institute, and Mike Tanner of the CATO Institute, when asked for comment by New Boston…

Occupational Licensing Final Report: Assessing State Policies and Practices
Shoshana Weissmann

From NCSL:


Shoshana Weissmann, senior manager, of Digital Media & Communications, R Street

, The Center Square
Michigan Senate approves criminal justice, occupational licensing reform for veterans
C. Jarrett Dieterle

From The Center Square:

The bills would help military families who often face barriers to work when frequently moving around the country, Jarrett Dieterle, the director of commercial freedom at…

, The Missouri Times
Rep. Derek Grier is becoming a national expert on licensing reform
Shoshana Weissmann

From The Missouri Times:

“Rep. Grier embodies public service with expertise. He finds problems in his community that he has the power to solve, and then he gets to work,” Shoshana Weissmann, a…

If You Walk Without Rhythm, You Won’t Attract the Worm
Shoshana Weissmann

From The Remnant with Jonah Goldberg:

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