APF Visiting Fellow Ben Wilterdink provided testimony to the legislature on Universal Temporary Licensure.
Is Alaska a Good Place to Start a New Business?
By Aubrey Wursten Because startup companies play a major role in driving the economy, discouragement of new business creation has a ripple effect on the rest of Alaska’s market. Startups create most net […]
Why Occupational Licensing Hurts Alaskans
By Tim Barto and Quinn Townsend A strong, long-term economy for Alaska must include a flourishing private sector. Freedom in the market sparks innovation, encourages the development of new businesses, and creates jobs. Governmental meddling does the opposite, and one […]
Testimony on HB 169 – Occupational Licensing Fees
On March 5, 2020, I gave the following testimony on HB 169, “An Act relating to occupational licensing fees for low-income workers and military families; relating to licensing of individuals with criminal records; […]