In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines a new proposal in Ohio that would rein in licensing boards’ power by establishing legislative oversight and requiring the boards to prove they are truly needed to ensure public safety.
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines a proposal in Missouri that would blunt the threat posed by over regulation by empowering individuals with the ability to oppose occupational regulations or challenge them in court.
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines a proposal in Ohio that would improve access to dental care for all Ohioans and lower unnecessary barriers by allowing dental therapists (DTs) to provide needed care to Ohio patients.
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines a new proposal in California that would explicitly require all licensing rules or ordinances to be demonstrably necessary and carefully tailored to fulfill a legitimate public objective.
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines an effort in New Hampshire to review the state’s licensing rules in to eliminate unnecessary mandates that block the creation of new jobs and businesses.
In this testimony before the Colorado Senate Business, Labor, and Technology Committee, Matthew Glans argues loosening occupational licensing laws would be a good step toward opening up additional industries for expansion and empowering entrepreneurs.
Annual report finds 85 percent of employees at companies with more than 100 employees had access to retirement savings options—but only 53 percent of employees at smaller businesses, with fewer than 100 employees.
In this testimony before a Public Hearing on the Minimum Wage in Maine, Matthew Glans argues enacting a youth minimum wage makes hiring young workers more attractive to employers while making on-the-job training more affordable.
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines a proposed constitutional amendment in Ohio that would repeal the state’s prevailing wage requirement, a mandate forcing taxpayers to pay artificially inflated wages not based on market forces.
This testimony, Jesse Hathaway discusses prevailing-wage laws, and how they force taxpayers to pay more for construction work than is necessary— and all without increasing the marginal quality of work.
In this testimony before the Maine Joint Standing Committee on Labor, Commerce, Research and Economic Development, Jesse Hathaway discusses a training wage proposal and the advantages it could create for young workers.