Tag: Women’s Foundation

Grier files licensing requirement reduction bill

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — State Rep. Derek Grier has launched a comprehensive initiative to provide Missourians with relief from Missouri’s burdensome licensing requirements. Grier filed two pieces of legislation during the bill pre-filing period that would encourage entrepreneurial growth and fuel employment. Grier said his goals with the bills are to make Missouri a more desirable place for businesses and skilled employees, and get government off the backs of hard-working Missourians, particularly lower income workers […]

RELEASE: New Rankings Highlight the Need to Reduce Occupational Licensing Barriers in Missouri

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Women’s Foundation today issued the following statement regarding a new report showing that Missouri’s occupational licensing laws for lower-income occupations are the 22nd most burdensome in the nation. “Starting a new career or business is hard enough without the added headache of wading through unnecessary and expensive occupational licensing regulations,” said Wendy Doyle, Women’s Foundation President and CEO. “This new report reinforces what our research has already shown about how occupational licensing burdens […]