Occupational Licensing

Publications

, Barstool Sports
Hard Factor 7/18: D.C. Insider and Hilarious Lady “Senator” Shoshana Weissmann Takes Our Call About Various Important Topics, Including Weed Legalization
Shoshana Weissmann

Shoshana joined Barstool’s politics podcast to talk about living in D.C., regulations, and more.

, Overlawyered
Labor and employment roundup
Marc Hyden & Shoshana Weissmann

From Overlawyered:

“Your license is gone, your livelihood is gone, the care of your patients is gone. How fair is that?” Opposition grows to policy of yanking occupational licenses over unpaid…

, The Daily Signal
How Occupational Licensing Reform Helps Women
Shoshana Weissmann & C. Jarrett Dieterle

From The Daily Signal:

Louisiana is the only state that requires florists to obtain a license. The state eventually ended the practical part of its exam, which, as Shoshana Weissmann and C….

, Forbes
Texas Will No Longer Suspend Work Licenses Over Unpaid Student Loans
Shoshana Weissmann & C. Jarrett Dieterle

From Forbes:

Rallying behind the bill was a strikingly diverse coalition of supporters, including trade associations like CompTIA, Texas Realtors, and the Texas Association of Manufacturers;…

, Governing
A Misguided Way to Collect Student-Loan Debt
Marc Hyden & Shoshana Weissmann

Denise Thorman has a passion for helping others. After caring for her aging parents, she decided to go to school to become a certified nursing assistant. In time, she graduated, obtained the…

, National Affairs
The National Affairs Podcast: C. Jarrett Dieterle and Shoshana Weissmann on Reforming Licensing Laws
Shoshana Weissmann & C. Jarrett Dieterle

From National Affairs:

National Affairs assistant editors Devorah Goldman and Daniel Wiser, Jr., talk with C. Jarrett Dieterle and Shoshana Weissmann of the R Street…

, AC2 News
Making It Easier for Military Spouses To Get Occupational Licenses Could Help All Workers
Shoshana Weissmann & C. Jarrett Dieterle

From AC2 News:

“If successful, the bill would reduce the strain of regulations for every American who moves to a new state,” write Shoshana Weissmann and Jarrett Dieterle, staffers at the R…

, Yucaipa Daily News
California Chamber of Commerce Names Sen. Morrell’s Business Fee Relief Bill a Top Priority
Steven Greenhut

From Yucaipa Daily News:

Sponsorship of SB 601 includes the R Street Institute, a nonpartisan policy research nonprofit that focuses on free market issues. The bill is also supported by…

Letter in Support of Senate Bill 679 on Occupational Licensing
Steven Greenhut

Dear
Sen. Bates,

My name is Steven Greenhut and I am senior
fellow and Western Region Director at the R Street Institute . R Street is a think
tank devoted to pragmatic free-market solutions to…