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An Opening for Michigan Licensing Reform

When the state asks for higher fees, repeal the mandates

… million in revenue for licenses and permits. But the … Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs, … law requires to be licensed. In theory, the fees … departments. Last year, Michigan s licensing apparatus collected … more

Detroit Should Lessen Licensing Requirements

Mackinac Center op-ed published in Wall Street Journal

… arbitrary occupational licensing laws that are preventing … Institution paper that licensing requirements cost … Advisers. Such unfair licensing requirements also … lawmakers have reformed licensing requirements at the … more

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

Michigan House Passes Bills Rolling Back Arbitrary ‘Handyman’ Licensing

Projects costing less than $4,000 would face fewer restrictions

… an amateur pilot s license, the Federal Aviation … instruction. The state of Michigan licenses nearly 200 occupations, … who is required to be licensed and who is able to … required to have a license but if you build … 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

Reform Occupational Licensing Laws to Prevent Crime

… Michigan s occupational licensing laws. By raising … record from getting a license, these laws prevent … make matters worse, licensing laws often prevent … for themselves. State licensing laws typically include … 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

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