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Health Care
July 19, 2019
Policy Tip Sheet: Restrictive Medical Licensing Laws Exacerbate Doctor Shortage
In this Policy Tip Sheet, Matthew Glans examines how overly stringent licensing rules have contributed to the growing doctor shortage and how states can reform these rules.
Economy
July 8, 2019
The Effects on Employment and Family Income of Increasing the Federal Minimum Wage
This CBO Report estimates the employment and Income Effects of a $15 minimum wage.
Employment
June 25, 2019
Proposed Rule: Apprenticeship Programs, Labor Standards for Registration, Amendment of Regulations
Establishes a process for recognizing Standards Recognition Entities (SREs), which will in turn recognize Industry-Recognized Apprenticeship Programs (Industry Programs).
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Employment
June 4, 2019
Research & Commentary: Lawmakers Can Improve Job Opportunities for Michigan’s Ex-Offenders by Reforming Occupational Licensing
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines a series of bills in Michigan that would increase transparency requirements on licensing authorities and limit the ability of licensing agencies to deny a license for a past criminal offense.
Employment
May 16, 2019
Research & Commentary: Student Loan Debt Shouldn’t Block Entrepreneurship in the Lone Star State
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines a bill in Texas that would end the use of student loan default or breach of a student loan repayment or scholarship as grounds for nonrenewal of a professional or occupational license.
Health Care
May 10, 2019
Research & Commentary: Expanding the Role of Physician Assistants in Rhode Island
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines a bill in Rhode Island that would allow physician assistants to care for patients without being directly supervised by medical doctors, dramatically improving their ability to provide care.

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Employment
July 19, 2019
By Matthew Glans
In this Policy Tip Sheet, Matthew Glans examines how overly stringent licensing rules have contributed to the growing doctor shortage and how states can reform these rules.
July 8, 2019
By Congressional Budget Office
This CBO Report estimates the employment and Income Effects of a $15 minimum wage.
June 25, 2019
By U.S. Department of Labor
Establishes a process for recognizing Standards Recognition Entities (SREs), which will in turn recognize Industry-Recognized Apprenticeship Programs (Industry Programs).
June 4, 2019
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines a series of bills in Michigan that would increase transparency requirements on licensing authorities and limit the ability of licensing agencies to deny a license for a past criminal offense.
May 16, 2019
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines a bill in Texas that would end the use of student loan default or breach of a student loan repayment or scholarship as grounds for nonrenewal of a professional or occupational license.
May 10, 2019
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines a bill in Rhode Island that would allow physician assistants to care for patients without being directly supervised by medical doctors, dramatically improving their ability to provide care.
April 12, 2019
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans discusses a bill in Florida that would either loosen or eliminate occupational licensing requirements imposed by more than 23 professional licensing boards.
April 9, 2019
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans discusses two proposed bills in Washington that would allow dental therapists to practice as mid-level providers.
April 1, 2019
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examine two bills being considered in the Wisconsin General Assembly that would provide for the licensure of dental therapists.
March 27, 2019
By U.S. District Judge James E. Boasberg
U.S. District Court Decision in Gresham v. Azar