The Mississippi Legislature has passed occupational licensing reform aimed at providing for recognition of out-of-state licenses, helping get people to work faster when they move into the state. The bill, HB 1263
, was authored by Rep. Currie. It is now headed back to the House for further work.
Russ Latino with Empower Mississippi joined Y’all Politics on Thursday to talk about why this change is important for families and the state as a whole.