Millennial Issues

More Proof That Occupational Licensing Stifles Jobs and Opportunity for Young Americans

By | Economy, Government Overreach, Jobs, Millennial Issues, Occupational Licensing

A new study out this month highlights the damaging effects of needing a permission slip from the government to work, otherwise known as occupational licensing. In the study, left-leaning University of Minnesota Professor Morris Kleiner found that state-based occupational licensing laws hinder Americans from accessing better opportunities in other geographic…

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Dying Patients Should Not Have to Ask the Government for Permission to Try and Save Their Own Lives

By | Healthcare, Millennial Issues

Every patient deserves the right to try new medical treatments that could save their life, especially if they’ve exhausted all available treatments. That is why, in his recent op-ed in The Hill, Generation Opportunity Policy Director David Barnes argues Congress should pass federal right-to-try legislation. The Food and Drug Administration’s…

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Entrepreneurial Millennials Will Benefit from Tax Reform

By | Budget, Jobs, Millennial Issues, Taxes

Millennials are experiencing the pain of an underperforming economy, and the tax code isn’t helping. The current tax code favors the wealthy and politically connected, at the expense of small businesses and individuals unable to afford expensive accountants and lawyers. Even though millennials are more entrepreneurial than their predecessors, our complicated…

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