Michael Jahr of the Badger Institute returns to discuss the new Center for Opportunity. We discuss how the Center will focus on public policy issues related to criminal justice reform and occupational licensing.
Mikhaila Weister graduated from chiropractic school in 2016, passed the national chiropractor board exam and is eager to begin practicing her profession in her hometown of Appleton. But due to the arbitrary nature of occupational licensing regulations, Weister — and many like her — cannot practice in Wisconsin
The easing of those requirements are seen as a step in reducing the overall occupational licensing burden in Wisconsin. A report by the Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty (WILL) found that since 1996, the types of occupational licenses have grown by 84 percent in Wisconsin.