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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
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Michigan Can Do More On Occupational Licensing

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… and purchase a state license. Fortunately, Michigan … comes to occupational licensing. If this issue interests … Overbearing Occupational Licensing Laws. Here s the … synopsis: Occupational licensing is now one of the … 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

Two Cheers for Legislators on Licensing

Good progress in 2013, more to be done

… issue is occupational licensing state rules that … profession. Rolling back licensure mandates requires … It also tweaked some licensing requirements for … explored reforming licensure mandates on landscape … more

How Occupational Licensing Redistributes Income

No benefits to consumers to be found.

… effects of occupational licensure in the area of opticians. … the problems of state licensing in a variety of areas. … occupations now requiring a license has risen from five … Minnesota, most of this licensing drives up costs … more

Licensing Lunacy

… Kentucky used occupational licensing laws to shut down … involves John Rosemond, a licensed family psychologist … of advice merits a license from Kentucky. The … with a host of other licensing mandates , Michigan … more

Inconsistent Licensing Requirements

State needs fewer regulations, more jobs

… being based on safety, licensing requirements for … imposing occupational licensure without valid concerns … requirements. Michigan licenses painters , barbers , … examples where the state licenses some things, and not … more

Why Does the State License Barbers?

Licensing bill doesn't go far enough

… instruction at a licensed barber college that … (IJ), which monitors licensing in every state, Michigan s … of Alabama had no licensing requirement for barbers. … completely. Often, the purpose of licensure is to protect certain … more

Let Them Work: Solutions for Michigan’s Overbearing Occupational Licensing Laws

Issues and Ideas Forum

Occupational licensing is now one of the … wage. The problem of licensing is becoming increasingly … wisdom of occupational licensure laws. Lee McGrath … litigated and advocated for licensing reform across the … more