Legislature Looking at Licensing Requirements

Skorup: Roadblocks hurt the poor

The Michigan Legislature is considering a package of bills that would reduce or eliminate the amount of regulations and licensing requirements for several professions, which Mackinac Center analysts have long called for.

“We feel that if you can go out and do a job and it’s not affecting the health of safety of someone else, you should be able to do it,” Research Associate Jarrett Skorup told MLive.

Skorup explains in this Downriver Sunday Times op-ed how regulatory roadblocks often hurt the poor by making it harder for them to enter the job market.

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