Push to Ease Licensing for Military Spouses Remains Patchwork by State

Despite movement in all 50 states to ease professional licensing regulations for military spouses, rules remain inconsistent and, in most cases, difficult to navigate, military family experts say.

“They’re not all created equal, and they don’t cover every single profession,” said Katie Savant a government relations strategist for the National Military Family Association.

“And just because the law is on the books doesn’t mean that the regulatory agency that is responsible for the law is aware of it,” she said. “We receive calls and emails from spouses all the time that say ‘I know a law was passed but I don’t know how to access it.'”

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