Fewer Licenses, More Free Markets

Authored by Felicia Cravens Texas Attorney General (and candidate for Governor) Greg Abbott has offered a plan to roll back some of the Occupational Licensing requirements in Texas. In a document released recently, Abbott states: “…while licensure is often justified in professions that impact the health, safety, and welfare of the public (e.g.doctors, lawyers, peace officers, and engineers), it is also frequently imposed on many professions where such concerns are absent (e.g. interior designers