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Nathan and Abby Bauer of Fargo stand at attention Sunday during send-off ceremonies for members of the North Dakota National Guard 188th Engineer Company at the North Dakota State College of Science's Blikre Activities Center in Wahpeton. David Samson / The Forum

Occupational Licensing Reciprocity Is Good for Military Spouses, but Why Not for Everyone?

Occupational Licensing Reciprocity Is Good for Military Spouses, but Why Not for Everyone?

“North Dakota, meanwhile, has more than 13,000 unfilled jobs, many of which require licensing,” the Grand Forks Herald wrote in an editorial over the weekend. “Often, trailing military spouses are qualified to fill those openings, but because of the existing licensing process they are not able to immediately work. Since many military spouses are in the

North Dakota Dentists Push Protectionism In Opposing Advanced Hygienist Position

Occupational licensing is supposed to protect consumers from unqualified or perhaps even dangerous people providing certain services. The state creates boards and commissions which establish licensing standards that professionals like dentists and lawyers and nurses must meet in order to practice. In theory this all seems well and good, but very often occupational licensing is

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