Readers of this blog may recall Cato’s filing an amicus brief for an appeal in the Eighth Circuit supporting two Missouri women’s challenge to state requirements that they become licensed as cosmetologists or barbers before being allowed to work as African-style hair braiders. Obtaining the mandatory license from the Missouri Board of Cosmetology & Barber Examiners entailed undergoing a minimum of 1,000 hours of mostly irrelevant training and passing an exam with both written and “practical” (term used loosely) components.
Every regulator kills jobs … 135 to be exact. Killing regulations will grow jobs. http://www.realclearpolicy.com/articles/2017/02/28/regulatory_reform_can_make_america_great_again.htmlRead More »