economic regulation pennsylvania

PA Regs Shut Doors to Economic Opportunity

Originally published in Delaware Valley Journal

Gov. Josh Shapiro recognizes how government regulations come between Pennsylvanians and job opportunities.

In his first week, Shapiro acted on his campaign promise to “open the doors to economic opportunity.” His first executive order instructed state agencies to remove degree requirements for state jobs. While the practical impact was limited (technically, only 34 of the 2,600 job titles in the executive branch required a degree), the spirit was welcome.

In August, the governor acted again to expand opportunity by waiving college credit requirements for state troopers.

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