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Sunday, June 02, 2013

Ind. Gov't. - "Critics: Kentucky has too many boards that license"

Updating a long list of earlier ILB entries on Indiana licensing boards, the Louisville Courier Journal ran this long story yesterday by Mike Wynn. Here is an interesting quote from the long story:

[B]arbering — and barber poles — are strictly regulated by one of 74 professional and occupational boards and commissions that Kentucky lawmakers have established over the years to advise industries and protect consumers.

According to a 2012 review by the Legislative Research Commission, Kentucky has the second-highest number of such agencies among 20 states that listed comparable information online, and 21 more boards than the median of those states. And that was after Kentucky’s number was reduced by 14 to control for website variations among states.

In comparison, Indiana ranked eighth with 42 entities.

Posted by Marcia Oddi on June 2, 2013 01:45 PM
Posted to Indiana Government