LANSING, Mich. (CBS DETROIT) – There’s a new battle brewing at the State Capitol over a bill to eliminate barber licenses.
State Representative Steven Johnson says the current requirement of 1,800 hours for a license is too high.READ MORE: Michigan Reports 7,733 New COVID-19 Cases, 35 Deaths
He’s pushing a new bill to get rid of the training hours it takes to obtain a license.READ MORE: Fall Hayrides Begin Oct. 1 At Heritage Park In Farmington Hills
Johnson says eliminating the requirement makes it easier for people to get a job.
Some barbers are pushing back on the idea to ensure their customers’ safety.MORE NEWS: Ballot Drive: Join Michigan With National Popular Vote Pact
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