Monthly Archives: May 2012

  • Jacob Huebert’s Testimony on Legalizing Produce Vendors

    Today I testified before the Chicago City Council’s Committee on License and Consumer Protection on why budding entrepreneurs should be allowed to sell fresh produce on private property and in public ways throughout the city. Unfortunately, the City Council didn’t agree with me and passed an ordinance that allows produce vending — but only in […]

  • Should you need a license to work?

    It used to be that people in only a few professions needed a license from the state to practice their occupations. Generally, they were doctors, dentists, lawyers — the ones you might expect. Today, though, almost one in three U.S. workers needs a license just to do their job. Our friends at the Institute for […]