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US News Names Cosmetology Best Job in 2012, Forecasts Growth Over Next Decade

In an article posted February 27, US News and World Report names being a hairdresser as one of the best jobs for 2012 and forecasts significant growth over the next decade. According to the article, the Bureau of Labor and Statistics “projects 15.7 percent employment growth for hairdressers between…

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PBA | NCA Announces the 2012 PBA│NCA Sally Beauty Excel Scholarship Winners

Applications for 2013 Scholarships are Now Available Phoenix, AZ (February 13, 2012) – The Professional Beauty Association | National Cosmetology Association (PBA | NCA) is pleased to announce the 2012 recipients of the PBA | NCA Sally Beauty Excel Scholarship. With more than 350 applicants,…

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Over 40,000 Beauty Professionals Help Make PBA’s 2012 International Salon & Spa Expo Long Beach a Huge Success

Industry Responds to ISSE Concept of Creating a Professionally Focused Total Beauty Event Phoenix, AZ (February 1, 2012) – The 2012 International Salon & Spa Expo Long Beach (ISSE Long Beach) re-affirmed its position as the West Coast’s biggest and best total beauty event as…

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Brazilian Blowout Pays $600,000 Settlement, Changes Labeling

  From Fox New.com, January 31, 2012: “The maker of a popular line of hair-straightening products has agreed to alert consumers that two of its formulations emit formaldehyde gas, a possible carcinogen, California’s attorney general announced. The labeling changes are designed to settle a lawsuit…

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The Professional Beauty Industry Comes Together & STOPS Cosmetology Deregulation in Indiana

Phoenix, AZ (January 26, 2012) – The Professional Beauty Association (PBA) is pleased to announce that a recent bill in Indiana (HB1006) that would have deregulated the cosmetology industry and repealed professional licensing boards and all licenses was STOPPED. PBA’s Government Advocacy team, in partnership…

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New Hampshire Considering Three New Bills that Would Negatively Impact State’s Cosmetology Industry

Phoenix, AZ (January 27, 2012) Having successfully worked to stop deregulation of the cosmetology industry in New Hampshire in 2011, the Professional Beauty Association (PBA) is speaking out against three new bills state legislators are considering that would negatively impact the state’s cosmetology industry. PBA…

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Indiana De-Regulation Bill Officially Withdrawn

Hundreds of beauty professionals from Indiana came forward last Friday, January 20, for a hearing on Indiana HB1006 (House Bill 1006), which would deregulate the cosmetology industry in that state by removing the Board and cosmetology licensing. As of today, January 25, Indiana Representative David A…

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Action Alert: OPPOSE HB1265 in New Hampshire

HB 1265 establishes criteria for the regulation of occupations and professions by boards and commissions, and that an individual may engage in a legal occupation (such as cosmetology) without being subject to laws that regulate the occupation or profession. Licensing and regulation of the cosmetology industry…

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National Taxpayer Advocate Delivers Annual Report to Congress; Focuses on IRS Funding and Taxpayer Rights

The following is abbreviated from the “IRS Newswire” for January 2011. WASHINGTON — National Taxpayer Advocate Nina E. Olson released her annual report to Congress, identifying the combination of the IRS’s expanding workload and declining resources as the most serious problem facing taxpayers. The result,…

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Action Alert: Oppose HB1006 in Indiana

HB1006 deregulates the cosmetology industry in Indiana by repealing the law governing cosmetologists and barbers, including professional licensing boards and all licenses. Removing the Board and licenses for cosmetologists in the state of Indiana will have a detrimental health and safety as well as fiscal…

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