Occupational Licensing

Publications

, The Missouri Times
Parson expands license reciprocity in Missouri
Shoshana Weissmann

From The Missouri Times:

“This is really exciting. I appreciate Gov. Parson signing and Rep. Grier spearheading such important legislation that will remove lots of unnecessary barriers from…

In SUPPORT of HB 914, “Military Spouses; licensed in other states to practice certain professions; obtain a license by endorsement to practice in this state; provide”
Marc Hyden

Statement from:

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

In SUPPORT of HB 914, “Military Spouses; licensed in other states to practice certain professions; obtain…

, The Tennessee Star
Can the Economy Withstand a Second Round of COVID-19?
C. Jarrett Dieterle & Shoshana Weissmann

From The Tennessee Star:

As for licensing hair braiding or arranging flowers—these regulations have no merit and should have been scrapped long ago. This is no panacea, but it would help more…

, Captured Economy
This Week in Occupational Licensing, June 24th
Shoshana Weissmann

From Captured Economy:

Shoshana Weissmann writes in a Washington Examiner opinion piece that its often easier to lose a cosmetology license than it is to lose the ability to be a police…

, Washington Examiner
Why is it easier to lose your cosmetology license than to lose the ability to be a police officer?
Shoshana Weissmann

Over the weeks of protests following the death of George Floyd, much attention has been given to a few viral posts that concern the number of hours of training that are required to obtain a…

, Harvard Law Review
Expungement of Criminal Convictions: An Empirical Study
Nila Bala & Shoshana Weissmann

From Harvard Law Review:

Licensing restrictions categorically exclude previously convicted individuals from hundreds of professions.46

46. Shoshana Weissmann & Nila Bala, Opinion, Criminal…

, Insider Advantage
Bill to aid military spouses a “must-pass”
Marc Hyden

Come June 15, the Georgia Legislature will lumber back into session after a COVID-19-induced respite that began when lawmakers adjourned in mid-March. This came after the General Assembly had…

, ARC
Pandemic Economics
Shoshana Weissmann & Chelsea Boyd & Courtney Joslin & Nick Zaiac & R.J. Lehmann

From ARC:

Some regulatory changes, such as expanding scope-of-practice laws for health professionals and allowing nurses to practice across state lines are specifically relevant for the crisis,…

, Connections
Podcast: Connections: Discussing creative ways businesses have stayed open during the pandemic
Shoshana Weissmann

From Connections:

We continue our series of conversations about the creative ways local businesses have adapted to the pandemic. This hour, we talk to local restaurant and coffee shop owners about…

, reason
How Coronavirus Is Like Venereal Disease, and Other Bad Analogies
Shoshana Weissmann

From reason:

“It’s Going To Be Hard Enough To Get Kids Back to Day Care After COVID-19,” by Shoshana Weissmann