Mr. Bonds is clearly a qualified barber, as shown by one of the best quarterbacks in the NFL trusting him with his hair, so why should he possibly even face criminal penalties for cutting hair in another state?
Thankfully, policymakers — especially in Utah — are working to help meet the state’s demand for mental health practitioners by improving the portability of licenses while decreasing variations in their requirements.
Utahns and local businesses across the state are still struggling to find the workers necessary to help run their businesses or provide necessary services — and the government is partly to blame.
Utahns can expect to see some of Utah's most egregious occupational licenses taken off the books in the upcoming years.
Reforming these burdensome and extremely restrictive economic handicaps will allow those who want to work in Utah to do so, allow those qualified to perform a profession to do so, and allow consumers who need a variety of...