Tag Archives: Licensing

Quick Thought – this is goodness, Gov. Chris!

The governor and GOP leadership want to make it easier to get occupational licenses in fields ranging from athletic trainer to well pump installer, with a bill to create an agency with oversight of occupational licensing, now handled by a … Continue reading

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New Hampshire Repeals Licenses (And Criminal Penalties) For African-Style Hair Braiders

Regulators are getting out of entrepreneurs’ hair—literally. The past few weeks have seen states untangle hair care specialists from absurd licensing requirements. Earlier this month, New Hampshire Gov. Chris Sununu signed a bill to legalize natural or African-style hair braiding. … Continue reading

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NH Senate embraces deregulation of hair braiding

The State Senate took a giant step Thursday toward New Hampshire ending a mandate that those who braid hair must receive a state license to do so. Without debate, senators made a minor change before they endorsed a bipartisan, House-passed … Continue reading

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State Law Has Braider Tied in Knots

…New Hampshire has some of the most burdensome requirements for braiders. Before I could twist even a single strand of hair legally, I needed a cosmetologist license. That meant I would need to complete either 1,500 hours of cosmetology training … Continue reading

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