Op-ed: Consumers are right to demand rigorous professional licensing remain as states reopen
As we have seen throughout the current crisis, existing professional licensing models have allowed professionals to move to areas where their expertise is most needed without jeopardizing the public’s health, safety, and welfare. At all times, but especially during times of national crisis, the public needs to have confidence that our nation’s critical physical and financial infrastructure is in the hands of competent, qualified professionals. While proposals to weaken licensing vary, there is a deeply troubling and potentially dangerous constant across them all: They rely on a one-size-fits-all approach… Fast-tracking these proposals, as some state lawmakers have suggested, would be a serious mistake.
Read the full op-ed in The Hill here: https://thehill.com/opinion/technology/504084-consumers-are-right-to-demand-rigorous-professional-licensing-remain-as