Occupational Licensing

Publications

, AC2 News
Making It Easier for Military Spouses To Get Occupational Licenses Could Help All Workers
Media Coverage

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
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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…

, Reason
Making It Easier for Military Spouses To Get Occupational Licenses Could Help All Workers
Media Coverage

From Reason:

“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 Street…

, Real Clear Politics
Biden Echoes Libertarians’ Call on Occupational Licensing
Media Coverage

From Real Clear Politics:

With Biden, advocates for reform see a breakthrough. It means the issue wouldn’t be “pigeonholed to just policy nerds,” Shoshana Weissmann, a fellow at the…

, Wall Street Journal
Bipartisan Help for Military Spouses
Shoshana Weissmann & C. Jarrett Dieterle

Kim Lopez has been a teacher for more than two decades. But as the wife of an Air Force service member, she struggles to maintain her career because of the complex requirements for out-of-state…

, Liberty Unyielding
Unemployment falls to 49-year low
Media Coverage

From Liberty Unyielding:

But most other states, such as California, have resisted reform. As Steven Greenhut of the R Street Institute notes:

California imposes onerous…

It’s Time for Missouri to Legalize Diet Advice
Shoshana Weissmann & C. Jarrett Dieterle

Year after year, Missouri scores among the worst states in America when it comes to the health of its citizens. It currently ranks as the tenth-most obese state, with nearly one-third of Missouri…

, The Telegram & Gazette
As I See It: Massachusetts’ licensing law bad, even by Biblical standards
Marc Hyden & C. Jarrett Dieterle

According to Exodus, when Israelite slaves angered Pharaoh, he responded by demanding that they produce mud bricks without his Egyptian straw. But bricks made entirely of mud would merely crumble…

, Ipse Dixit
Shoshana Weissmann on Occupational Licensing
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From Ipse Dixit:

In this episode, Shoshana Weissmann, Digital Media Manager and Fellow at the R Street Institute, discusses her work on occupational licensing reform. She explains what…