The Center Square : Texas dental board shows the dark side of licensure

March 31, 2021 | By JOSHUA POLK

Early in the pandemic, when just about everyone was looking for a way to get services from home, the Texas Board of Dental Examiners banned teledentistry. Why would the board ban people from getting dental advice remotely at a time when people most needed to stay at home? One answer lies in the composition of … ...


Issues & Insights : Lifting zoning restrictions would get Americans back to work during the COVID-19 crisis

July 11, 2020 | By JOSHUA POLK

As the country grappled with the coronavirus pandemic, widespread shutdowns forced businesses to close – some permanently. With so many businesses closing at once, Americans were left searching for a way to make enough money to get by. As social distancing and working from home became the new normal, many jobless Americans turned to home-based & ...