With Gov. Susana Martinez's October 3 Executive Order, New Mexico has now solidly joined the de-licensing revolution. Martinez's EO contains several provisions that should all sound familiar to JLF readers.
After four years of study, researchers found that methane in the well water around the Barnett Shale area was naturally occurring, not linked to the fracking process and natural gas production activities.
What if state law allowed North Carolinians to choose a service professional licensed in another state, if they provided evidence they knew going in that the professional wasn't licensed in North Carolina?
Once again, enforcing occupational licensing in North Carolina makes national news, and once again, it's embarrassing. Some common sense has returned, but the licensing board may still choose to issue sanctions.