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April 13, 2020
On-line Lambda School Offers Students Income Share Agreements in lieu of Tuition
For-profit schools like Lambda are an important alternative to traditional universities that impose a heavy financial burden on students.
March 24, 2020
Ohio Legislature Considers Occupational-Licensing Reciprocity Bill
Recognizing other states' licenses would remove barriers to employment, says sponsor.
March 23, 2020
Ohio Experts Recommend Steps to Reduce the Economic/Financial Hardships of COVID-19
The Buckeye Institute recommends actions to reduce the negative economic impact of the COVID-19 Epidemic on Ohio's Economy.
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January 31, 2020
Pennsylvania Legislators Consider Occupational Licensing Reforms
Access to steady employment is necessary to reduce recidivism, but Pennsylvania, like many states, has made it exceedingly difficult for ex-felons to reenter the workforce.
December 27, 2019
Robust Economy Is Lifting People Out of Poverty, Census Bureau Reports
Overall, more people are employed, and they are working more hours on the job, the Census Bureau reports.
December 11, 2019
California Reclassifies Contractors as Employees, Targeting the Sharing Economy
A.B. 5 is expected to affect up to one million contract workers statewide and upend the business models of ridesharing platforms such as Uber and Lyft.

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August 15, 2019
By Edward Hudgins
The U.S. Department of Labor proposes a rule to expand access to apprenticeships.
August 5, 2019
By Bonner R. Cohen
The new law covers a wide array of professions, including health care, dentistry, construction, real estate, cosmetology, teaching, accounting, engineering, and embalming.
August 1, 2019
By Owen Macaulay
A proposed law would allow striking workers to collect unemployment benefits even though they have jobs at which they are not working.
June 7, 2019
By Bonner R. Cohen
The Trump administration is appealing rulings by a federal court that have blocked the implementation of Medicaid work requirements in Kentucky and found a similar program already in place in Arkansas violates federal law.
February 14, 2019
By Kenneth Artz
Every occupational license in Ohio will be put on a six-year clock for review and potential elimination under a bill passed by the legislature in December 2018.
January 23, 2019
By Kenneth Artz
The Institute for Justice finds licensing barriers may cost the national economy more than 1.8 million jobs.
January 22, 2019
By Bonner R. Cohen
Proposed rule focuses on tightening loopholes in SNAP’s work requirements for able-bodied adults without dependents
January 8, 2019
By Kenneth Artz
State laws fail to consider ability to pay
December 13, 2018
By Owen Macaulay
Unemployment declines to the lowest level since 1969
October 12, 2018
By Sarah Quinlan
The New Jersey General Assembly approved Gov. Phil Murphy’s substitute proposal for regulating African hair-braiding licensing after Murphy conditionally vetoed a bill that would have exempted hair braiders from the state’s regulations.