Occupational Licensing

Publications

, PEW
Student Loan System Presents Repayment Challenges
C. Jarrett Dieterle & Shoshana Weissmann

From PEW:

There are current efforts at both the federal and state levels to remove this consequence of student loan default. Dalal and Thompson, “The Self- Defeating Consequences”; R Street…

You got a license for that?
Shoshana Weissmann

From Battleground Florida with Christopher Heath:

R-Street Senior Manager Shoshana Weissmann joins the podcast to discuss Occupational Licensing and how barriers to employment limit job…

, Show-Me Institute
SMI Podcast: Shoshana Weissmann- License to Regulate
Shoshana Weissmann

From Show-Me Institute:

Shoshana Weissmann manages the Institute’s social media and email marketing, in addition to contributing graphics and video skills. She also works on occupational…

R Sheet on Economic Mobility
C. Jarrett Dieterle & Aubrey Neal

When considering responsible policy solutions to promote economic mobility, lawmakers at the local, state and federal levels should work to decrease the burdens posed by the occupational licenses…

, ALEC
AZ Governor Doug Ducey and Shoshana Weissmann of RSI
Shoshana Weissmann

From ALEC:

Arizona Governor Doug Ducey and Shoshana Weissmann of the R Street Institute discuss Occupational Licensing, free enterprise and more at the 46th ALEC Annual Meeting in…

Legislature Sends Morrell Disaster Victim Relief Bill to Governor
Steven Greenhut

Morrell has pushed for licensing reform throughout his tenure in the legislature. In 2019, he authored SB 999 to repeal certain licensing requirements in the fields of barbering and cosmetology and…

R Street Institute Commends California State Legislature for Passage of Disaster Victim Relief Bill
Ann Phelan

SACRAMENTO (Sept. 6, 2019) – The R Street Institute commends the California state legislature for the passage of Senate Bill 601, which would authorize any state agency that issues a business or…

R Street Calls on Governor Newsom to Sign SB 601 on Occupational License Fee Waivers
Steven Greenhut

September 6, 2019

The Honorable Gavin Newsom
Governor, State of California
State Capitol, First Floor
Sacramento, CA 95814

RE: SB 601 (Morrell) State Agencies: Licenses: Fee Waiver –…

‘National security imperative’: Military spouses struggle to find employment
Shoshana Weissmann

From The Washington Examiner:

“When people are thinking about moving to another state, whether or not they’ll need a new license and how difficult that process will be is a factor,” Shoshana…

, MilLiberty Initiative
MilLiberty – Episode 136: Memes & Licensing w/ Shoshana Weissmann
Shoshana Weissmann

Shoshana Weissmann is the Digital Marketing Manager at the R Street Institute (RSI). She joins the program today to chat about the work she is doing on occupational licensing reform, her love of the…