Occupational Licensing


, The Center Square
Michigan Senate approves criminal justice, occupational licensing reform for veterans
C. Jarrett Dieterle

From The Center Square:

The bills would help military families who often face barriers to work when frequently moving around the country, Jarrett Dieterle, the director of commercial freedom at…

, The Missouri Times
Rep. Derek Grier is becoming a national expert on licensing reform
Shoshana Weissmann

From The Missouri Times:

“Rep. Grier embodies public service with expertise. He finds problems in his community that he has the power to solve, and then he gets to work,” Shoshana Weissmann, a…

If You Walk Without Rhythm, You Won’t Attract the Worm
Shoshana Weissmann

From The Remnant with Jonah Goldberg:

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, Captured Economy
This Week in Occupational Licensing, October 8th
Marc Hyden

From Captured Economy:

Marc Hyden of the R Street Institute opines in the Newnan Times-Herald that the licensing examination aspect of Donald Trump’s “Platinum Plan” announced in Atlanta…

Trump’s right: Red tape and the justice system hold Georgians back
Marc Hyden

“We will create 3 million jobs for the Black community, open 500,000 new Black-owned businesses, increase access to capital in the Black community by $500 billion,” according to President Donald…

Reclaiming the American Dream: Proposals to Empower the Workers of Today and Tomorrow
Shoshana Weissmann & C. Jarrett Dieterle

From The Republican Study Committee:

According to Shoshana Weissmann and C. Jarrett Dieterle of the R Street Institute, occupational licensing has made it especially difficult for “the most…

R Street applauds introduction of Military Spouse Licensing Relief Act
Corinne Day

WASHINGTON (September 17,2020)— The R Street Institute applauds the introduction of the Military Spouse Licensing Relief Act by Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT). This bill would amend the Servicemembers Civil…

, Brennan Center
Conviction, Imprisonment, and Lost Earnings: How Involvement with the Criminal Justice System Deepens Inequality
Jonathan Haggerty

From Brennan Center:

Second, policymakers and licensing bodies should remove vague and overbroad standards, such as “good moral character,” from qualification lists.
107 Jonathan…

, The Newnan Times-Herald
Let’s celebrate Labor Day by making it easier for Americans to work
Marc Hyden

“Labor Day pays tribute to the contributions and achievements of American workers … It was created by the labor movement in the late 19th century and became a federal holiday in…

, Who.What.Why.
Burrowing Crabs Reshape Salt Marshes, with Climate Change to Blame
Shoshana Weissmann

From Who.What.Why.:
Why Is It Easier to Lose Your Cosmetology License Than to Lose the Ability to Be a Police Officer? (Dana)
The author writes, “While the training disparity between police…