Occupational Licensing

Publications

In SUPPORT of SB 214, “Barbers and Cosmetologists; the number of apprenticeship hours required; change”
Marc Hyden

Chairman and members of the committee:

Thank you for considering my testimony today. My name is Marc Hyden, and I am a Georgia resident and the Director of State Government Affairs for the R Street…

Letter in SUPPORT of California Senate Bill 601 – waive fees associated with occupational licenses for those who have been displaced by a declared emergency
Steven Greenhut

Dear Senator Morrell,

The R Street Institute thanks you for introducing Senate Bill 601, which would authorize any state agency that issues a business or occupational license to reduce or waive…

, The Arkansas Project
Small Occupational Licensing Reform Advancing
Media Coverage

From the Arkansas Project:

Marc Hyden, State Government Affairs Director at the R Street Institute, testified about similar legislation in Georgia. He spelled out the absurdity of…

, WHBY Radio
Podcast: Broadcasters in DC, Federalism & Occupational Licensing
Media Coverage

From WHBY Radio:

Shoshana Weissmann on Occupational Licensing (1:02:29)

Testimony In SUPPORT of SB 92
Marc Hyden

Testimony from:

Marc Hyden, Director of State Government
Affairs, R Street Institute

In SUPPORT of SB 92, “AN ACT To amend
various titles of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated so as to…

, Insider Advantage
Georgia Law: Fall behind on student loans, lose your job
Marc Hyden

In 2015, Debra Curry — nurse and mother of six — received a notice from the government in the mail. It informed her that she risked losing her registered nurse license because she had…

Arizona bill recognizes that workers don’t lose skills at state border
Steven Greenhut

President Thomas Jefferson predicted the future happiness of Americans provided, “(W)e can but prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people, under the pretense of taking care of…

Testimony on Loans and Licensing
Marc Hyden

In SUPPORT of HB 42, “AN ACT To amend various titles of the
Official Code of Georgia Annotated so as to prohibit professional licensing
boards from refusing to issue a license or suspending or…

Letter: Commercial Speech and Food Labeling
C. Jarrett Dieterle & Shoshana Weissmann

Dear
State…

In SUPPORT of S1589, “An Act concerning criminal history records and professional or occupational boards, and amending and supplementing P.L.1978, c.73.”
Nicolas John

Testimony from:

Nicolas John, Northeast Region Director, R Street Institute

In SUPPORT of S1589, “An Act concerning criminal history records and professional or occupational boards, and amending…