Making It Easier for Military Spouses To Get Occupational Licenses Could Help All Workers
Military spouses go from state to state with their partners. Some would like to work as hair dressers or taxidermists or whatever. Now they are often limited by state licensing laws.
“If successful, the bill would reduce the strain of regulations for every American who moves to a new state,” write Shoshana Weissmann and Jarrett Dieterle, staffers at the R Street Institute, a free market think tank, in a Wall Street Journal op-ed about the bill. “Once the compacts are up and running, they would apply to anyone, not only military spouses.”