Occupational Licensing


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…

, Overlawyered
More highlights from “How To Become a Federal Criminal”
Shoshana Weissmann

From Overlawyered:
We posted last month about Mike Chase’s new book “How to Become a Federal Criminal: An Illustrated Handbook for the Aspiring Offender” (Atria Books). For a deeper dive,…

News Radio KWOS: Occupational licensing
Shoshana Weissmann

Shoshana Weissmann joins the KWOS Morning Show to discuss the burdensome licensing regulations that make it a crime for some people to cut homeless people’s hair.

Why Is It Illegal To Cut Homeless…

, Morning Chalk Up
For One Health Coach, Her Advice Cost Her Freedom of Speech
C. Jarrett Dieterle & Shoshana Weissmann

From Morning Chalk Up:
“The reality is that licensed dietitians are mostly trying to protect their own turf: If no one but licensed dietitians are allowed to tell you how to eat healthier, then…