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Occupational Licensing

How Licensing Rules Make It Harder for Floridians to Rebuild Post-Irma

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When internet users evacuate. pic.twitter.com/mfykdTGlzv — IM🍑HIM (@ziyatong) September 9, 2017 Hundreds of thousands of evacuated Floridians are headed home to see the damage Irma caused. Many of them will need to make repairs; replacing drywall ruined by flooding, fixing a roof damaged by winds or rebuilding a carport smashed…

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Trump Administration Takes on Occupational Licensing Reform

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Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta is wisely pushing for much needed reform of occupational licensing laws, government permission slips that create barriers to opportunity for young people.  In a speech in Denver last week, Secretary Acosta urged state lawmakers to eliminate unnecessary occupational licenses while streamlining those that make sense. “The…

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