This week I sat down with FreedomWorks to talk about the egregious violation of economic liberty that is occupational licensing. Nowadays, you need a license to do just about everything under the sun, from dog-watching to helping a friend move. Such a scheme puts entrepreneurs at the mercy of bureaucrats, even though many of these laws bear no relationship to protecting the public and instead exist solely to stifle competition.
I talk about the growth of occupational licensing and PLF’s efforts to fight abuses here:
WATCH LIVE: Anastasia Boden of the Pacific Legal Foundation discusses the impact of occupational licensing on small business on today's Regulatory Update with Patrick Hedger!
Posted by FreedomWorks Foundation on Monday, September 18, 2017