Onerous Licensing Law for ‘Hair Braiding’ Faces Repeal in Tennessee General Assembly

Specialized ‘hair braiding’ salons – called ‘natural hair styling’ salons – may soon have reason to celebrate, as legislation sponsored by Rep. David Hawk (R-Greenville) and Sen. Mark Norris (R-Collierville) would eliminate the requirement for stylists to be licensed by the Tennessee Board of Cosmetology and Barber Examiners in order to ply…

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Alabama Mayor Working On Solution So Lawn-Mowing Teens Don’t Have to Pay $110 for a Business License

An Alabama mayor is working to clear up misunderstandings after national news outlets picked up on a local TV news report about teens in the Birmingham suburb needing a business license to cut grass. While technically you need a license to operate a business in Gardendale, the ordinance was never…

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