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Michigan Requires More Than 200 Occupational Licenses

And the fee to be a plumber is twice as much as a doctor

… Michigan, you need to get a license at least to work … the state of Michigan licenses. These licenses, which typically require … Michigan occupational licensing laws remain a much-overlooked … more

Vet Saves Dog's Life, Family is Happy – State Sanctions Him

The problem with occupational licensing

… have lost his state license. Why? Because a state … Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs, … same standard to all licensed professions? A building … are subject to state licensing. This means workers … more

A Federal Bill to Loosen Licensing Requirements

And a step for Michigan to follow suit

… The Alternatives to Licensing that Lowers Obstacles … their occupational license in any state or military … teacher, my sister is licensed in one state, but sometimes that license doesn t transfer to … more

From Batting Nets to 'Hide Haulers,' Almost Everything Requires a License in Detroit

City regulations likely among the most stringent in the nation

… business in Detroit face licensing fees of up to $1,500 … If a business isn't licensed or is not licensed properly, it is subject … movers must pay a $178 licensing fee and $25 each … more

Occupational Licensing Costs Hurt Working Class Michiganders

… obtain an occupational license, required by the state … for Justice looked at licensing requirements. In … obtain a barber s license was the 9th-greatest … necessary for an EMT s license but a barber's license … more

Tackle Licensing for Good Policy in Michigan

New York Times covers fight to allow people to work

… write-up on occupational licensing laws across the United … zeal among states for licensing all sorts of occupations … a bid to roll back licensing rules. When … so when it comes to licensing mandates on individuals, … more

Court Overrules Licensing Board, Exonerates Vet Who Saved Dog

Reality TV viewer complained after Dr. Pol helped Mr. Pigglesworth

… procedure, a state licensing subcommittee called … Michigan's Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs. After … Services, also part of the licensing department, issued … She also attended the licensing board s disciplinary … more

Do You Feel Endangered When You Travel Out of State?

Licensing laws are arbitrary

… that many occupational licensing laws are unnecessary … workforces that are licensed. Michigan borders … of their population licensed. So the … Each state has fewer licensing requirements than … more

MichiganVotes: Legislation Would Eliminate Licensing Mandate on Dietitians, Nutritionists

State report: 'It does not appear that licensing dietitians and nutritionists is necessary to protect the public'

… required to have a license there, the state board … also requires strict licensing for those providing … care services unless licensed or otherwise authorized." … work supervised by a licensed professional and complete … more

Detroit Dishes Out Excessive Taxes, Fees To Business Owners

City licensing and inspection fees among the highest measured; $400 for an awning

… $1,800 for a valet license. And the city taxes … just keep taxing and licensing us to death to bring … would cost in terms of licensing and inspection fees … reviewing four common licensing fees. Detroit ($2,660) … more