Month: August 2021

Covid-19 reignites debate over licensing requirements for many jobs

The coronavirus pandemic has heated the long, smoldering debate over whether a group of workers should need a license for jobs such as hair braiding, nursing and physical training. More than 1,100 professions are licensed in at least one state,…

Peoria City Council approves licensing requirements for tire companies, hoping to tackle illegal dumping

PEORIA, Ill. (WMBD) – Peoria City Council members are taking first steps to tackle the city’s tire problem. At Tuesday night’s city council meeting, city leaders approved an ordinance that would require any person, organization, business or business that sells,…