Occupational Licensing Reform Long Overdue

Excessive occupational licensing leads to a lot of time, money, and energy that is often wasted on government bureaucracy.

(From The Daily Signal)

Specifically, the commission concluded that Texas’ occupational licensing laws lead to over 140,000 fewer jobs annually. Additionally, according to the report, Texas’ mandatory licensing laws “cost the state’s economy $431.5 million in reduced economic output, each year.”