Article from Reason by Eric Boehm.

It is rare to see a politician admit that he or she was wrong. That’s why Sen. Marco Rubio’s (R-Fla.) tweet on Thursday morning was so refreshing.

Just as refreshing is the bipartisan effort to fix a particularly galling aspect of America’s occupational licensing problem. Rubio is teaming up with Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) on a bill that would prohibit states from suspending professional and occupational licenses if a license-holder defaults on their student loan payments. Warren, in a statement, called those rules “wrong and counterproductive.”

“It makes no sense to revoke a professional license from someone who is trying to pay their student loans,” says Rubio. “Our bill would fix this ‘catch-22’ and ensure that borrowers are able to continue working to pay off their loans.”

Read the entire article at Reason.

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