|Testimony Before the Saint Louis County Council Regarding the New Licensing Requirements Included in the Mechanical Code Update|
|By David Stokes|
|Tuesday, June 29, 2010|
David Stokes, a policy analyst with the Show-Me Institute, testifies before the Saint Louis County Council Committee of the Whole in opposition to new licensing requirements for HVAC contractors and workers in Saint Louis County. Stokes discusses how licensing rules like those proposed in this code amendment are used to limit competition and increase costs for consumers.