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State Licensing Laws Affecting Where People Choose to Live

Another reason to loosen labor regulations

… workers needed to be licensed to work legally. Today … strongly suggests that licensing is usually arbitrary … paper, Occupational Licensing and Interstate Migration , … suggests that strict licensing laws are specially … more

Skorup in Midland Daily News on Occupational Licensure

It’s Time to Address Michigan’s Burdensome Licensing Laws

… overbearing occupational licensing laws and what can … government-mandated licensing requirements people … found in rejecting new licensing supported by industry … competition and reviewing licensing laws already on the … 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

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

A Path to Real Regulatory Reform: Decrease Michigan’s Licensing Burden

… athletic trainer, a state license requires 1,460 days … most other states: We license too many occupations, … headlines. But occupational licensure where the government … workers must first get a license to hold a job. In … 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