Licensing

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    This weekend on Carolina Journal Radio

    Uncertainty about the 2020-21 academic year is prompting more N.C. parents to look into alternatives to traditional public schools. Terry Stoops assesses the impact for school choice during the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio. Mike Long of Parents for Educational Freedom in North Carolina discusses…
    Mitch Kokai, July 31, 2020
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Carolina Journal Online recaps the N.C. General Assembly’s recent regular legislative session. The Daily Journal explains how the new HBO “Perry Mason” series helps make a case against burdensome occupational licensing.
    Mitch Kokai, July 21, 2020
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    Legislative report makes clear: Occupational licensing isn’t for insurance reimbursement

    The report makes it crystal clear that occupational licensing is an extreme regulation for only the most extreme risks. It's for protecting public safety.
    Jon Sanders, March 11, 2020
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    ‘Unlicensed diet advice’? Mississippi repeats North Carolina’s mistake

    Talking about healthy eating on Facebook and getting paid to do it, the department said, could trigger a $1,000 fine and up to six months in jail for unlicensed practice as a dietician.
    Jon Sanders, March 6, 2020
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    Occupational licensing: an extreme regulation for only the most extreme risks

    As made clear in the legislative report, licensing is reserved only for those occupations posing the highest perceived risk to public health, safety, and welfare. If that sounds a little familiar, that's because the John Locke Foundation has long pointed to several less restrictive policy alternatives to licensing
    Jon Sanders, March 4, 2020
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Julie Havlak reports for Carolina Journal Online on legislation that would ease occupational licensing barriers for veterans. John Hood’s Daily Journal explores voters’ perceptions of the two major political parties.
    Mitch Kokai, March 2, 2020
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    This weekend on Carolina Journal Radio

    It’s hard to have a good debate about public education in North Carolina when people rely on false information about teacher pay and the impact of school choice on public school enrollment. Terry Stoops addresses some public education myths during the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio.
    Mitch Kokai, January 10, 2020
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    New Raleigh City Council open to innovation?

    Short-term rentals, backyard cottages, and scooters could get a reprieve with a new mayor and reconstituted city council. New member Jonathan Melton says, “I think we can lead on micromobility,” and Mayor Mary Ann Baldwin proposes holding off enforcement of short-term rental restrictions. Anna Johnson provided the play-by-play.
    Joseph Coletti, December 4, 2019