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.

He’s pushing a new bill to get rid of the training hours it takes to obtain a license.

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.

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